Ministry of Education announced, on Monday, that new school year 2021/2022, for public, private, and foreign language schools, is going to start on October 9.
“The academic year begins on Saturday, October 9, 2021, and ends on Thursday, June 16, 2022,” the ministry said in a statement. “The school year will last for about 34 weeks.”
The statement noted that duration of the actual school days, not involving official holidays, will be 93 days for the first semester and 97 days for the second semester. Moreover, the actual study days should be 190 days, which is equivalent to 32 weeks.
It also added: “The mid-year vacation starts from Saturday, February 5, 2022, until Thursday, February 17, 2022.”
On the other hand, the second semester will start on Saturday, February 19, 2022, until Thursday, June 9, 2022.
Regarding the end-of-year exams for primary and preparatory classes, they will start on Saturday, May 7, 2022, and the General Secondary will begin on Saturday, June 11, 2022.