The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) issued yesterday the new academic calendar for the upcoming school year 2020-2021, which includes the details of the school start, term, and end-of-year examination dates. Moreover, the new calendar contains the timings of the holidays during the upcoming academic year.
The school staff will start working as of 19 August 2020, and the second-round examinations of the current academic year 2019-2020 for the students of grades 1-12 will be held from 23-30 August 2020. The school start date for students in the new upcoming academic year will be on 1 September 2020.
In addition, it has been decided that the mid-term examinations of the first semester of the grades 1-11 will be from 20-29 October 2020, and the final-term semester examinations of the secondary school will be from 2-13 December 2020. The final-term semester examinations for primary and preparatory schools will be from 2-10 December 2020.