2015- 2016 ACADEMIC CALENDAR PRESS RELEASE

 

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

PRESS RELEASE

2015/2016 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

 

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology would like   to inform all education institutions and the general public that the calendar for 2015/16 academic year will start on 7th September, 2015, and end on 15th July, 2016. 

The Primary and Secondary school academic year will comprise 40 weeks while the Teacher Training Colleges and Technical Colleges will be 38 weeks as follows: 

 

 PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2015 -2016 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

             

 TERM
 OPENING
CLOSING 
TOTAL WEEKS 
HOLIDAY 
 1  7th September 2015  18th September 2015  15 Weeks  2 Weeks end of term
 2  4th January 2015  24th March 2016  11 Weeks  2 Weeks end of term
 3  11th April 2016  15th July 2016  14 Weeks  7 Weeks end of year

 

 

TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES 2015 -2016

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

TERM
OPENING
CLOSING
TOTAL WEEKS
HOLIDAY
1 7th September, 2015 18th December, 2015 15 Weeks 3 Weeks end of term
2 11th January, 2016 18th March, 2016 10 Weeks 3 Weeks end of term
3 11th April, 2016 15th July, 2016 14 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 from 29th February, 2016 to 4th March, 2016.  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 01789422/0991274012/0888899375.

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