Tuesday Ocober 8, 2013

Lycée Louis-le-Grand

123, rue St. Jacques, Paris V

Wednesday October 9, 2013

Lycée Louis-le-Grand

123, rue St. Jacques, Paris V

Continental breakfast will be served at 9:00

Lunch will be arranged

Note: the Wednesday meeting will conclude before 3:00 p.m.


Tuesday- 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

The morning session will be hosted by Mr. Tristan Lecoq, Inspecteur général de l’Éducation nationale

1) Introduction by Mr. Lecoq

2) Curriculum development: History and Geography syllabi

3) Discussion of the new form of the Bac including sample questions for both the written and oral exams

Tuesday 11:15-12:30

4) Brief report on Heads of Sections Meeting

5) Introductions and announcements; History-Geography directory update; Candidates and examiners for 2013-2014.

6) Evaluation of the 2013 exam worldwide, including Inspectors' reports on the oral and written exams.

7) Discussion about harmonizing exam practices worldwide

8) Discussion of rubrics (present and critique those developed on both sides of the Atlantic)

Tuedsay afternoon 1:30 p.m-5:00 p.m.

9) History and Geography Syllabi

10) Review list of oral questions.

Wednesday 9:30

1) Workshop on Essay writing in History (2 cultures: CIV / EABJM)

2) Workshop on Essay writing in Geography

3) Videos of Mock orals

4) Workshop / discussion on what constitutes a DBQ essay (Etude critique de documents). Develop a rubric for assessment, especially for maps (croquis)