Govt schools year starts on Feb 1

The 2016 academic year for government schools will commence on Monday February 1.

This is the notice from Department of Education (DoE) for schools, students and parents to be made aware.

The Department is yet to release the 2016 Education Calendar which is ready and will be printed and distributed by next week to all government education institutions.

Teachers in all educational institutions including Flexible Open and Distance Education (FODE) will resume duties on January 25.

Schools are reminded that Term 1 will have 11 weeks starting from Feb 1 to April 15 and the Term 1 holiday begins in April 18 to 22.

The Teaching Service Commission (TSC) also advises teachers that its office at the Fincorp Haus, Waigani will be open for queries as of Monday January 11.

Quintina Naime