The 2023 academic calendar for basic schools will officially come to an end on Thursday, 14th September, 2023. The academic year began in January, 2023 and it is expected to end this week.
Third term of the 2023 academic calendar started on Tuesday, 27th June, 2023. A total of 11 weeks were spent in the school.
REOPENING DATE FOR 2023/2024 ACADEMIC YEAR.
The Ghana Education Service is yet to release the academic calendar for the 2023/2024 academic year. There are however, some rumours in town revealing that the basic schools will reopen on 3rd October, 2023. This date is not confirmed by the Ghana Education Service. Currently, we can say that it is fake. The original date will be posted on this very platform.
The Ghana Education Service is doing everything possible to restore the old academic calendar. Due to this, the academic calendar for both basic schools and senior high schools will end early this year. This will help the Ghana Education Service restore the old academic year whereby the academic starts in September or October each year
SHS VACATION DATES.
Senior High Schools that run in single track will be going on vacation on 15th September, 2023. SHS 2 students in this category have already ended their academic year.
SHS(Double Track Schools)
Double Track Schools will also have some vacation in the month of September. SHS 3 Students, who are currently writing their exams will bring an end of their WASSCE this month. Aside from this, there will be no vacation for students double track schools. SHS 1 students, who are currently on break will be reopening on 25th September, 2023.
WHAT ABOUT TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS
Most tertiary institutions are currently on vacation. They have ended the 2022/2023 academic year. Reopening dates for most institutions is in January, 2024.