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Comparatif des programmes éducation de Sarkozy et de Hollande.

Le Monde a publié un comparatif des programmes éducation des candidats à la présidence. Ce qui frappe au premier abord c'est la proposition de Sarkozy d'offrir aux enseignants la possibilité de travailler plus d'heures pour un salaire plus élevé. François Hollande par contre propose de scolariser les enfants dès 2 ans et de revoir les rythmes scolaires en allongeant l'année pour alléger les journées de travail. Selon Le Monde:

"M. Hollande compte également arrêter le "un sur deux" dans l'éducation et embaucher 60 000 professionnels de l'enseignement – sans pour autant augmenter le nombre global de fonctionnaires. Il propose de revaloriser leur salaire et de restaurer l'année de formation pratique."

Il serait bien temps de modifier l'année scolaire pour les enfants et les profs. La journée scolaire est trop longue, les vacances le sont aussi. Quant à un salaire plus élevé plus un emploi du temps plus chargé, il est vrai que les comparaisons internationales (OCDE) révèlent que les enseignants français font moins d'heures de cours que la moyenne (au collège et au lycée, pas forcément dans le primaire)*. Ils sont moins bien rémunérés que leurs homologues britanniques et allemands, par exemple, mais le problème n'est pas que les Français font trop peu d'heures, c'est que les Anglais en font trop. Les profs français feraient bien de résister à toute tentation de travailler davantage. Je ne vois pas où François Hollande va trouver les fonds nécessaires pour créer davantage de postes, lui non plus, j'imagine.

*Si les comparaisons internationales vous intéresse:,3746,en_2649_37455_46349815_1_1_1_37455,00.html

A noter (chiffres OCDE de 2010):

Le salaire d'un prof débutant dans le secondaire en dollars:

France: 26123                   Angleterre: 30534

Et après 15 ans de service:

France: 34316                  Angleterre: 44630

Heures de cours annuelles dans le secondaire (collège):

France:  644                    Angleterre: 722


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