The Ministry of Education has announced that the current school year will be closed at the end of this month, and has set a tentative date of August 10th for the reopening of the next school year.
Minister of Education, Patrick Faber called on all secondary school teachers and counselors to return to classes from June 15th to 30th, to close out the current school year, and prepare for the upcoming C-SEC exams and to plan for the new school year. Secondary school students who will sit their CXC exams are also required to attend classes during that period.
From July 13th to August 4th, secondary school and junior college students who are sittings their exams are expected to be ready to sit the CXC and CAPE exams during this time.
T-VET instructors and trainees are also asked to report to classes from June 22nd to July 31st to complete practical components of their trade programs and to prepare to the start of the new year as well.
And all pre-school, primary and secondary school teachers to return to school from August 3rd to 7th to prepare for the start of the new school year and to prepare for diagnostic assessments and intervention planning.The Reporter