Developments in scientific and professional knowledge, changes in the labour market, demographic development, new information and communications technologies, the globalization of communications and the emergence of a knowledge-based society are all factors that have led to major reforms of education systems throughout the world.

In Québec, the role of the school and its internal workings were called into question in 1995 with the Estates General on Education, when the orientations of our education system were reviewed in depth. Competency development, i.e. the effective use of resources to perform real-life tasks and activities, became the basis of the school curriculum in Québec.

Documents

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2013-08-21 Orientations for Practicums in a School Setting (501.9 KB)