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“We have reached a point of no return”: the worrying shortcomings of future school teachers


SURVEY – All over France, academy juries point to glaring weaknesses in future school teachers in mastering the French language.

Bac+5 level students who don't know the word "


, who confuse determiners and pronouns and whose literary references are poor, supplanted by series and cartoons.

While registrations for the 2023 teacher competitions have just closed - with a 15-day extension to try to swell the ranks of candidates -, the jury reports for the 2022 tests have cruelly shed light on the level of future school teachers.

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Published by the academies before the start of the future session, to guide candidates, they point out, throughout France, significant gaps in mastery of the French language.


Writing skills remain essential for this competition aimed at recruiting future experts who are responsible for teaching the language to the youngest of our students

," recalls the jury report from the Aix-Marseille Academy.

A recurring and worrying error for future teachers is the confusion between…

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Source: lefigaro

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