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A teenager because the cancellation of an exam question ministry

1213300(Quebec) The video of a teenage girl from a high school in Trois-Rivieres, which supports have been boosted by a teacher is the source of the cancellation of the issue No. 22 of the Department of History Review Education of Quebec.

A spokesman of the Ministry, Bryan St. Louis, confirmed that the video in question, posted Wednesday and was shared hundreds of times, is behind the decision to withdraw the famous “long question” for breach of confidentiality. This question was worth 25% of the result of a final exam which accounts for 50% in year note. The success of the Secondary 4 history course is essential to obtaining a high school diploma.

“Yes, that’s where it goes,” says St. Louis to the sun. “We, because of that, it was thought that the students had too much information. […] She spoke of the matter. The student who begins an examination knowing what the question can prepare accordingly. We, at that time, there is breach of confidentiality. ”

In a Facebook publication, the young woman explained the sequence of events. During a review, his history teacher told all the students in his view, the long question would focus on a particular topic. “He directed us to it and told us to study page 17 […] to help us,” she wrote.

Following various requests, she produced the video to tell his teacher what was said. “I just wanted to help,” she said.

According to what it says, it is not she who sent the marking criteria to question # 22. The assumption of the teacher would be supported by a rotation of the topics covered in the exam each year, says the teenager.

Adjusted results

At the School Board Chemin-du-Roy Ginette Masse, Deputy Director General, confirmed that a student could be involved in the case. “Immediately, we started in conjunction with the Ministry and working with them to analyze the situation, says Ms. Masse. We give them all the information that we can. ”

It does not mean if history teacher in question has been met, but ensures that “all actions are implemented” to get to the bottom of the case. The Ministry refuses to move forward on possible sanctions.

In a statement on Wednesday, the Department of Certification of Studies of the Ministry of Education said that the test result will be “composed of the sum of the results obtained to questions 1 to 21”. “The result of the student must be multiplied by 1.32 and rounded to the nearest unit, the statement added. This is necessary in the interests of fairness and justice for all Quebec students. ”

A false statement has also circulated arguing wrongly that the whole examination was canceled. Bad jokers have tampered with the original statement to try to change the scope. “Young people know how to use Photoshop” noted Mr. Saint-Louis, the Department.

Obviously, the teenager seems stunned by the turn of events. “I’m really sorry, she wrote. Right now, I hate myself. I do not know what to do with all the insults that I get from people who do not understand my situation. All of Quebec on the back, that’s what. ”

The Minister of Education, Sébastien Proulx, did not respond to calls from the sun.

“I just wanted to help.”
A student of Trois-Rivieres
She wanted to broadcast a pipe received from a professor about an exam question
According to what it says, it is not she who sent the corrected question # 22 on social media.

At the School Board Chemin-du-Roy Ginette Masse, Director-General, Assistant confirms that a student of the Commission is involved in the case. “Immediately, we started in connection with the MEQ and works with them to analyze the situation, says Ms. Masse. We give them all the information that we can. ”

It does not mean that the history teacher in question has been met, but ensures that “all actions are implemented” to get to the bottom of the case.

“A fairness and justice”

In a statement on Wednesday, the Directorate of Enforcement of MEQ studies indicated that the test result will be “composed of the sum of the results obtained to questions 1 to 21”. “The result of the student must be multiplied by 1.32 and rounded to the nearest unit, the statement added. This is necessary in the interests of fairness and justice for all Quebec students. ”

Obviously, the teenager is appalled by the turn of events. “I’m really sorry, she wrote. Right now, I hate myself. I do not know what to do with all the insults that I get from people who do not understand my situation. All of Quebec on the back, that’s what. ”

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