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MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from French to English

Source: Canton of Neuchatel, Switzerland

22.08.2019 The start of the 2019 school year in Neuchâtel high schools (gymnasium and general education) is marked by a stable number of students compared to last year. In total, 2,348 young people will receive general training in the Canton of Neuchâtel from August 26 (2,337 in 2018). Overall, education in the three high schools of the Canton of Neuchâtel, in general education, is stable compared to the start of the 2018 school year. At all levels, 2’348 young people attend one of the two streams (2’337 in 2018) during this year. Back to School. General education, which allows students to deepen and broaden the knowledge and skills acquired during compulsory schooling, includes two streams: the gymnasium and the certificate and general education. There are 888 young people to enter the first year in one of the two streams of general education (850 in 2018): 761 undertake a training leading to the maturity of gymnasium (a slight increase of 36 students compared to last year) , and 127 (125 in 2018) follow the path leading to the obtaining of the certificate of general culture, which can then be completed by the specialized maturity. Lycée Denis-de-Rougemont (LDDR) recorded a rise in its first year enrollment with 334 enrollments (against 286 students in 2018). Specific options (OS) of the scientific type (“Physics and applications of mathematics” and “Biology-chemistry”) represent more than 70% of its workforce. The other “Italian”, “Spanish”, “Latin” and “Music” OSs have stable attendance. The same is true for the French-English bilingual maturity stream, with 73 new members registered against 72 in 2018. The total number of LDDRs also increased slightly with: 773 pupils compared to 751 in 2018. For its part, the Lycée Blaise-Cendrars (LBC) suffered a slight drop in its cohort of first year students (223 against 231 in 2018). The “Biology-chemistry” OS is still the most chosen (31% compared to 34% in 2018). It is followed in terms of attendance, the option “Economics and law” (24% against 21% in 2018)), then the “Physics and mathematics application” (16% against 11% in 2018). The other two options “Music” and “Latin” have less success compared to the previous year. The bilingual French-German sector records a record with 16 enrolled against 12 in 2018. The bilingual French-English is on the other hand less followed (13 students against 18 in 2018). In terms of its total workforce, the LBC has a stable staff (558 students against 574 in 2018). The Lycée Jean-Piaget (LJP) knows it a stability of its staff of 1st year in the sector of maturity gymnasiale (204 against 208 in 2018). In terms of choice of OS, a significant decline is observed for the option “Economy and law” (48% against 63% in 2018) for the other two options “Philosophy” (28% against 23%) and “Visual Arts »(21% against 14%). They are 13% to have chosen to follow their studies in the bilingual French-German against 17% in 2018. Globally, its workforce in the field of maturity is also stable (589 students against 609 in 2018). Stability also in its path leading to the certificate of general culture where 127 students attend the first year (against 125 in 2018). The number of students enrolled in specialized studies is slightly higher (74 compared to 67 in 2018), including 16 students in option “Pedagogy”, Lycée Jean-Piaget is also the only cantonal institution to provide the services. certificate of general culture and specialized maturity. It is also within its walls that, for the first time this year in the canton, the holders of a professional or specialized maturity (49 registered) can follow the courses of preparation to the complementary examination allowing them to be admitted to the universities Until this year, the Neuchâtelois-es had to go to the French Gymnasium of Biel to follow this bridge, called “Passerelle Dubs”.

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