Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Release Date:
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 - 10:38am

The public is notified of the new dates for the opening of all public primary and secondary schools in the Territory. Dates are as follows:

  • September 4 - 8       All teachers are expected to be on duty to prepare for the opening of school
  • September 11          Professional Development for ALL educators
  • September 12          Principals’ Conference
  • September 13          New and transfer students are to report to their respective schools
  • September 14 - 15   All returning students are to report to their respective schools
  • September 18          Classes begin for ALL students

For further information please contact the Ministry of Education and Culture at 468-2151.


Desiree Smith

Chief Information Officer
Department of Information and Public Relations
General Line: 1-284-468-2730
Direct Line: 1-284-468-2738
Fax:  1-284-494-6877
E-mail: desmith@gov.vg