RES offers in a single volume all available statistical information on the operation and results of the French education system. It contains the most important data on primary and secondary education, but also on higher education and professional integration.
1. The educational system
As an introduction, this chapter collects basic synthetic data for a first approach to the French educational system: organization, sizes, issues related to educational news.
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Schools, colleges, general and technical grammar schools, vocational grammar schools and colleges are described by their size, the average number of students per class, the public or private sector, the academy, and the types of accommodation offered. The point is placed on issues discussed such as the development of ICTE, priority education, the school climate in public colleges and high schools.
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3. elementary school students
The number of kindergartens and elementary schools is described according to age and gender characteristics of the pupils, their level of education and their spatial distribution. The development of the school population has been observed since the early 80s, with special attention paid to the education of disabled children and the learning of modern languages. A new page presents the future of ten-year-old students with disabilities.
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4. Secondary School Students
This chapter provides statistics on the lower and upper secondary school population according to the socio-demographic characteristics of the students, their courses in the different streams and their territorial distribution. The future of the pupils and their school careers, the continuation of their studies at the end of the general and technical tertiary and secondary level are particularly highlighted.
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The workforce of the apprenticeship training centers is described according to the socio-demographic characteristics of the apprentices, their territorial distribution, the levels of diplomas issued, from CAP to higher diplomas.
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The numbers of students at universities and colleges (business schools, engineering schools, etc.) are presented according to their socio-demographic characteristics and their territorial distribution. The enrollment of young women in higher education is the subject of a specific study. The knowledge about courses and processes is supplemented by a study on the future of high school graduates, which is submitted via a panel.
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7. Results, diplomas, integration
This chapter looks at the assessment of skills upon exit from school or college, and success at secondary and college degrees. It deals with the situation of people leaving the education system and their prospects for professional integration. This edition provides an update on language proficiency assessment at the end of primary school, language proficiency and literacy at the end of lower secondary school, and digital literacy.
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The staff working under the titles of the Ministries of National Education, Higher Education, Research and Innovation are described by status, establishment of practice, their territorial distribution, area of activity (teaching, administration, management), public or private sector, Recruitment competitions, mobility, retirement.
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9. Budget, Costs and Funding
This chapter presents the financing of educational activities: distribution keys, development of education and university budgets, average costs per pupil or per student, grants and social assistance.
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10. Overseas France
This chapter presents in detail the main statistics of the overseas departments and communes. The subjects specifically addressed are pupils, students, staff, diplomas awarded in Overseas Departments and Regions (DROM).
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