Centers will be able to do pass the course their students in Primary based on “maturity” and “acquisition of skills” and in Secondary, without, in any case, the number of failures “may be the only circumstance to take into account in the decision on promotion.”
This is clear from the royal decree that regulates the evaluation and promotion conditions of Primary Education, Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, which ABC has agreed to. This royal decree comes to be the ‘landing’ of the Lomloe, better known as ‘Celaá law’ in the classrooms.
«The new law significantly modifies the regulation of evaluation, promotion and qualification in the stages that make up compulsory education and the Baccalaureate, basing it mainly on the achievement of the objectives and the acquisition of the competences deemed necessary for training of students at all times, and always prioritizing this criterion over the mere consideration of the number or combination of subjects passed, “says the royal decree that has been sent to the autonomous communities.
The royal decree indicates that it will be, then, the teaching team, in a collegiate way, the one that will have the last decision on the promotion.
In Primary it may be repeated once, but it is made clear that «the course or the next stage will be entered when the teaching team considers that the learning that, in their case, had not been achieved does not prevent the student from taking advantage of their training. In any case, those who, in the opinion of the teaching team, have achieved the corresponding development of basic competencies and the appropriate degree of maturity will be promoted.».
In ESO it may be repeated a maximum of two times throughout the entire compulsory education (Primary plus ESO) and obtain the title with up to two failures. But, he points out in the degree section that “those who pass all the subjects or areas of the stage will obtain the title of Graduate in Compulsory Secondary Education. Likewise, those who, having completed the course with a negative evaluation in one or more subjects, have achieved, in the opinion of the teaching team, the basic competencies and the objectives of the stage ”.
But he adds that “educational administrations may establish guidelines for the performance of teaching teams, without, in any case, the number or combination of subjects or areas not passed may be the only circumstance to take into account in the decision on the degree». The same is indicated for the promotion: the number or combination of subjects or areas not passed may not be the only circumstance to take into account in the decision on the promotion.
In the case of Baccalaureate, students will go from first to second when they have passed the subjects taken or have a negative evaluation in two subjects, at most. To obtain the title, a positive evaluation will be necessary in all the subjects of the two courses, but if the teaching team considers it so, it can be obtained with a failure.
George is Digismak’s reported cum editor with 13 years of experience in Journalism