out of sight, out of course ? One month after the end of the confinement, which lasted eight weeks in total, an investigation of France 2 lifts the veil on the activity of the teachers during this period, where the education had to be provided remotely. With an observation : nearly 40 000 of them have not worked in containment.
The public channel, which is done to confirm its information by the ministry of Education, the number of teachers who dropped out to nearly 40 000. The testimonies are many students and their parents, powerless in the face of the absence of one or more teachers. "There were some who failed to send the course or do not new. I very, very badly because there was no one to help me ", tells the story of a young girl educated in the paris region.
The "slackers who abuse the system"
Philippe Vincent, secretary general of the national Union of the personnel of department of national Education (SNPDEN-UNSA), confirms " real difficulties ". He adds : "there were, from time to time, and it is this that we has the more irritated, a form of bad faith (of some teachers) by taking refuge sometimes behind an inability to not do. "The teachers' unions, for their part, ensure that the absent probably had good reasons. For the entourage of Jean-Michel Blanquer, the important, in addition to the " slackers who abuse the system ", is mainly to remember that the vast majority of teachers have secured their role. None of the "dropouts" did not, however, been sanctioned.
France 2 continued the investigation until the return to school. Again, the absenteeism of some teachers is still being felt. The chain has just purchased a telephone recording of a trade union of private education under contract. There are details on how to obtain a stoppage of work without being sick. "The doctors are already on our side to advance ", he says. An attitude backed by Alain Torielli, secretary of the union of the staff of private educational institutions (Snep-Unsa) of the academy of Versailles : "I totally understand that a teacher prefers to stay at home because he does not feel comfortable. It has fear, it is still understandable. "
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