At the French school...
The school begins with TPS (2 years old) and finishes with the Terminale ( 17 years old). The objectivef is to prepare the students for the baccalauréat (French high school final exam) which is giving the possibility to enroll to university.
The school commits to inform and suggest a monitoring of professional orientation in the French educational system to every student.
The important parts in professional orientation are the end of Troisième (9th grade, end of middle school), in Seconde (10th grade) and in the final grade, while passing the Baccalauréat exam.