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2021 Full School Calendar For Zimbabwe Finally Revealed

Teachers Blast Govt For Move To Open Schools

The government has finally released the 2021 Full School Calendar for Zimbabwe. The education sector has been one of the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

This saw learners losing more than 60 per cent of their learning time last year due to the Covid-19 induced national lockdown. In 2021 alone, the students have now lost almost 2 months of learning time.

On Tuesday, Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Monica Mutsvangwa revealed that schools will be opened on March 15, 2021, for examination classes and March 22, 2021, for non-examination classes. At that point, the Minister did not announce how long the term would be.

The government has now announced the 2021 Full School Calendar to help parents, teachers, students and other stakeholders plan.

First Term 2021

Begins (Exam Classes): Monday, 15 March 2021
Begins (Non-Exam Classes): Monday, 22 March 2021
Ends: Friday, 4 June 2021
Public Holidays: Eight
No of School Days: 56 Days
Exeat Weekends: None
Vacation: 23 Days

Second Term 2021

Begins: Monday, 28 June 2021
Ends: Friday, 10 September 2021
Public Holidays: Two
No of School Days: 53 Days
Exeat Weekends: None
Vacation: 23 Days

Third Term 2021

Begins: Monday, 4 October 2021
Ends: Friday, 17 December 2021
Public Holidays: None
No of School Days: 55 Days
Exeat Weekends: None
Vacation: 23 Days

First Term 2022

Begins : Monday, 10 January 2021

More Details To Follow