KAMPALA: The ministry of education and sports has announced dates for re-opening of primary schools, secondary schools, technical schools and community polytechnics.
According to Alex Kakooza, the ministry’s permanent secretary, second term will open on June 8 and end on September 11.
Third term will start on September 28 and end on December 18.
The new calendar is meant for candidate and finalist classes only
The ministry advised schools and institutions to begin receiving students on Friday June 5 so they are ready to kick off on Monday June 8.
“Lessons should start promptly and priority academic programmes should focus on syllabus completion in time for national examinations,” reads Kakoooza’s statement.
“Schools should devise programmes and arrangements for additional/remedial classes to ensure the school syllabus is completed in time for examinations.”
The ministry did not give directives on private and public universities, saying “their dates are decided upon by the respective universities.”
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