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MOE: Year End School Holidays Cut To Two Weeks For 2020

MOE: Year End School Holidays Cut To Two Weeks For 2020

Kirat Kaur

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The Education Ministry (MOE) announced that the year end school holidays have been reduced to two weeks due to interruption of the schooling session caused by the pandemic.

In a statement, MOE explains that the decision was made to help schools plan the teaching and learning session for students and teachers.

With the adjustment, the year end school holidays for Group A is reduced from 42 days to 14 days, while Group B’s holidays are reduced from 41 days to 13 days.

The new year end school holiday dates are as follows:

  • Group A – 18 – 31 December 2020
  • Group B – 19 – 31 December 2020

Aside from that, the mid-year semester break for the second half of the schooling year has also been reduced to 9 days and 5 days for Group A and B respectively.

Group A comprises states that observe weekends on Friday and Saturday, while Group B are states that observe Saturday and Sunday as weekends.

View the full schooling calendar at MOE’s website (HERE).


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