Student Blues: How Covid-19 Affects Education in France

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Education, like so many other sectors, has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. It has been an unusual year for college students, especially high school students preparing to pass the national final exam known as the “Baccalauréat” or “bac”. For exceptional times, the French government has taken exceptional measures. So what’s going to change during this year’s bac? And how do students in higher education deal? Will there be a “lost generation” of students as a result of Covid-19? We take a look in this edition of French Connections.