MINEDUC announces school opening dates for boarding students

By IGIHE
On 26 December 2019 at 12:41

The Ministry of Education has announced that the first term of the academic year 2020 will start on January 6, 2020, but boarding school students will arrive at their schools on different dates depending on districts where the schools are located.

Students who study in Kamonyi, Muhanga, Nyanza, and Huye districts will go to school on January 3, 2020.

Students who study in Rusizi, Nyamasheke, Nyarugenge, Kicukiro, and Gasabo districts too will go to school on the same date.

Students who study in the Northern and Eastern provinces will go to school on Saturday January 4, 2020.

On Sunday January 5, 2020, those to go to school will be students whose schools are in Ruhango, Gisagara, Nyaruguru, Nyamagabe, Karongi, Rutsiro, Ngororero, Rubavu, and Nyabihu districts.

The Ministry of Education requested students to be in school uniforms and transportation companies to facilitate in the students’ movements.

In an extraordinary cabinet meeting that took place on November 28, 2019, the Minister of State in Charge of Primary and Secondary Education Dr. Munyakazi Isaac announced that the schedule of the academic year 2020 is made up of 38 weeks that are divided into three academic terms.

The first academic term is made up of 13 weeks that will begin on January 6, 2020, and end on April 3, 2020.

The second term too is 13 weeks, beginning from April 20, 2020, to July 18, 2020.

Beginning from August 3, 2020, and ending on October 23, 2020, the third and last term will be 12 weeks.

The Ministry of Education requested students to be in school uniforms and transportation companies to facilitate in the students’ movements

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