2016-2017 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

 

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

PRESS RELEASE

2016/2017 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

 

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology would like to inform all education institutions and the general public that the calendar for 2016/17 academic year will start on 5th September, 2016 and end on 28th July, 2017.

The Primary, Secondary school and Teacher Training College academic year will comprise 43 weeks as follows:

 

 PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2016 -2017 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

             

 TERM
 OPENING
CLOSING 
TOTAL WEEKS 
HOLIDAY 
 1  5th September, 2016  16th September, 2016  15 Weeks  2 Weeks end of term
 2  2nd January, 2016  7th April, 2016  13 Weeks  2 Weeks end of term
 3  24th April, 2016  28th July, 2016  15 Weeks  7 Weeks end of year

  

As usual, schools and colleges will observe public holidays. In addition, secondary schools and colleges will have the traditional mid-term holiday between 27th February, 2017 to 3rd March, 2017. Similarly, primary schools will have a one-day casual holiday during the same week.

All educational institutions and the general public are reminded that the school calendar is harmonized for all educational institutions, both public and private, and at all levels, from primary schools to universities. No educational institution is, therefore, allowed to operate outside this academic calendar.

For any further information on the academic calendar, please contact the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology on telephone numbers 01789422 /0888897257/0888899375..

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