Publié le 1 septembre 2010

The vocational baccalauréat twenty years later : a success story under the banner of diversity

Jean-Louis Kirsch , Françoise Kogut-Kubiak

  • Training and Employment n°88
  • septembre 2010

BACCALAUREAT PROFESSIONNEL, OFFRE DE FORMATION PROFESSIONNELLE, DIPLOME, CREATION-RENOVATION DE DIPLOME, POURSUITE D'ETUDES, FRANCE

In just over twenty years, the vocational baccalauréat has gradually become an established part of the range of qualifications available to French youths. However, the modes whereby this diploma has been integrated into the landscape have differed considerably from one occupational sector to another. Those responsible for applying the recent reforms to occupational paths will have to take this diversity into account, since it raises questions about the overall policy of encouraging young people to pursue further studies.

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