The baccalaureate exams for the normal session began this Tuesday, June 6 in all regions of the Kingdom. The total number of candidates to take these tests is 426,000 this year.
In the Rabat-Salé-Kénitra region, a total of 80,840 candidates will have to take these tests from June 6 to 10 for the 2023 session, divided between public education with 47,625 candidates, private education with 8,475 candidates and the baccalaureate free with 24,740 candidates.
According to the provincial directorates, a total of 9,497 candidates will have to take the tests in Rabat (12%), 18,425 candidates in Salé (23%), 11,531 candidates in Skhirate-Témara (15%), 9,169 candidates in Khémisset (11%), 16,504 candidates in Kenitra (20%), 4,839 candidates in Sidi Slimane (6%) and 10,875 candidates in Sidi Kacem (13%).
For this, the Regional Academy of Education and Training has mobilized more than 20,000 executives and stakeholders to manage the operations related to this national deadline, including 6,005 teachers responsible for the correction operation in 41 centers spread over the seven directions of the region, while offering them the possibility of carrying out this operation outside their original directorates following their request.
In the city of Salé, for example, around 3,000 executives were mobilized in 47 examination centers and regional, fraud and monitoring committees were set up for the smooth running of this June session.
As a reminder, the total number of candidates to take these exams is 426,000, an increase of 18% compared to the previous year, said the minister, noting that 10% of candidates come from private education. and that 43% represent international sectors, while the number of free candidates reached 132,000, a decrease of 34%, revealed the Minister of National Education, Preschool and Sports, Chakib Benmoussa.
Pupils from the scientific and technical poles represent 58%, against 41% for the literary and original poles and 1% for the professional pole. The Academies have in particular, according to Benmoussa, prepared more than 800 subjects for the two sessions, normal and remedial, all sectors combined, in addition to “adapted” subjects in favor of 21 sectors for candidates with disabilities.
The supervising minister had also indicated that 1,753 examination centers totaling 24,600 rooms have been set up at the level of all the AREFs to make this operation a success.
And with a view to consolidating the mechanisms for combating and repressing fraud during exams, Benmoussa affirmed that provincial, regional and national awareness campaigns have been initiated with the participation of all educational stakeholders and the media. with a view to informing candidates of the consequences of these acts and encouraging them to adhere to the values of transparency and equal opportunity.
The results will also be announced on June 19, while the catch-up session will be held from July 5 to 8, 2023.