there’s not that Richard Ferrand who dream of a ” Blanquer from the inside “, as he told the JDD on 7 October, to replace Gérard Collomb, place Beauvau. Has the Elysée palace or Matignon, many are those who, like the president of the national Assembly, cited in recent days the qualities of the minister of national education, when he was painting the portrait-robot of the minister of the interior ideal. “Political and technical, it ticks the two boxes,” says one close to the president. The rare bird, from civil society, unassailable on his skills, and at the same time able to explain his vision. “It is an object macronien,” says a minister.

of Course, Jean-Michel Blanquer is the closest to the right. This former rector of Créteil and the patron of the Essec business school has contributed to the program of Alain Juppé during the primary right and centre. He has also been director general of school education under Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidency between 2009 and 2012, when 80 000 posts had been deleted within the national education system. And has participated in a number of reports for the Montaigne Institute, a think tank liberal. But Jean-Michel Blanquer has mostly managed to impose its image as a ” pragmatic “, as he likes to define himself. He also defended well inside the bag digital learning by heart, neuroscience and the appreciation of the ancient languages.

as Was the case with Emmanuel Macron, the minister of education also think that there is an urgency to reform. Since his arrival in the rue de Grenelle, Mr. Blanquer is on all fronts, and launching of the “transformations” in all directions. Leaves to put sometimes the social dialogue in the background. Redesign the high school, the bac, the career pathway, the training of teachers… and the programs at the same time. Monday, October 15, the minister was to present a draft law to the Council of higher education which goes well beyond the lowering…