Quebec cuts faculty report playing cards from three to 2 due to pandemic

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Hoping to lighten the workload of faculty workers throughout the pandemic, Quebec is reducing the variety of report playing cards college students will obtain this yr.

As an alternative of three, academics will solely grade college students on two, the provincial training division introduced Thursday.

The primary can be distributed by Jan. 22 and the second by July 10. Every of the 2 report playing cards can be value 50 per cent when year-end marks are calculated.

Usually, college students obtain a report card round Nov. 20.

Eliminating the primary report card will give academics time “to focus much more on instructing and help, particularly with college students in want.”

As an alternative of a November report card, “mother and father will obtain a communication from their baby’s academics by Nov. 20 that can define what their youngsters have realized, their progress and the challenges to be met,” the federal government stated.

And for college students in elementary faculty and in Grades 7 and eight, the federal government has determined that their end-of-year ministry exams will depend for 10 per cent of their closing mark as a substitute of the same old 20 per cent.