Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Public School
Release Date:
Thursday, 12 August 2021 - 9:21am

The public is advised of the following special dates for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture and public schools.

  • The academic school year will begin on Monday, 23 August under the theme “Educating All in Changing Times:  Every learner succeeds”.
  • Professional Day for all educators will be held virtually on Monday, August 23 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Summer Institute sessions will be held from Tuesday, August 24 to Friday, August 27.
  • Kindergarten Readiness Assessment will take place from Monday, August 30 to Friday, September 3.
  • Orientation for New and Transfer Students will be held on Thursday,  September 2.
  • Orientation for returning students is Friday, September 3.


Nekita Turnbull

Ag. Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg