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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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