Vive la France… d’antan? The inflation is pervasive.
Explore the French expression in action: Prendre ses désirs pour la réalité – To take one’s desires for reality.
With inflated grading, exams and degrees seem to measure the teachers’ fears of losing their jobs, and their desire to please… eduCUSHION seems here to stay.
Over the past 40 years the Bac/Baccalauréat, a major French exam, has lost all of its power – [based on the Wikipedia 2013 entry].