POLICY – Returning certificates, yes, but it’s more complicated than that. In announcing on Wednesday the reconfinement of the population, Emmanuel Macron promised to relax certain rules, leaving theschools open.
Schoolchildren, middle and high school students will be able to return to their classrooms on Monday 2 November, for the start of the new school year after the All Saints’ Day holiday. And in this health context, parents accompanying them will have to bring a certificate of exceptional travel , duly completed.
But not only that. Detailing the measures announced by the Head of State on Thursday 29 October, Jean-Michel Blanquer spoke of a “school travel certificate” But will this mandatory document be in addition to the attestation of exceptional travel, or can it replace it? Contacted by Le HuffPost, the Ministry of Education tells us a little more about these new features.
“Pupil identity card”
First of all, eventually, parents will have to have two certificates in their pockets to travel from school to home. Or more precisely, one in their pocket, another in their child’s pocket
The second, the “attestation of school travel”, a novelty presented by Jean-Michel Blanquer, is a kind of “student identity card”, in the words of the Ministry, which he will have to keep with him at all times