Benbouzid: Changing the date of the examinations is unrelated to the World Cup
Algiers- Minister of Education, Boubkeur Benbouzid said that the change of the date of the baccalaureate exams has no connection with the World Cup to be held in a few days in South Africa. The evidence, last year the exam was held onn June 7.
- The Minister announced yesterday on the sidline of the opening of the subjects of the baccalaureate exams in Algiers, several measures taken by his Department for the benefit of the disabled. This is the first time that the blind use Braille for the baccalaureate exams. According to the minister, these examinations are held in very good conditions. Local authorities have put in place all the human and material resources for the proper conduct of this important national event. The first day of the tray is held in good conditions for all streams. The exam topics, the minister said, are within the reach of candidates despite the disruption caused by the movement of teachers' strikes.
This year, the number of candidates to the baccalaureate has reached 498,166 candidates including 146,761 indemendat, over 10 131 exam center and managed by 84,701 teachers. The cost of the baccalaureate exams this year is a billion and 258 million centimes.
Ennahar / Amel Lakel