" Almost 50% of private colleges are mixed. Ditto for the six schools in Rodrigues. This system has proven itself over the years , "said Education Minister Vasant Bunwaree. Parliament, Tuesday, April 8, it has indicated that the option to convert all private and public colleges in mixed college is seriously considered. Especially in the context of the nine-year schooling .
The minister was responding to a question from Stéphanie Anquetil. He said that private colleges, including denominational secondary institutions will have the option to operate as a school for boys and girls, if they want. " Although recently it was noted that four denominational colleges have opted for coeducation , "said Vasant Bunwaree. For the latter, this "system allows a smooth transition between primary and secondary. Especially these students have evolved in an environment of coeducation for six years during the primary . "
Vasant Bunwaree also noted that several private colleges, including those of the Bureau of Catholic Education and some state colleges , including the Mahatma Gandhi Institute and its branches, are mixed. Thus, he said, of the 155 public and private colleges, 107 are schools for boys and girls, and the remaining 48 mixed schools.