The body in charge of Education in the country, the Ghana Education Service has reduced the duration of the first term of the 2023 academic calendar by four (4) weeks.
According to the new calendar that has been introduced, the first school term vacation comes on 25th March, 2023, a reduction in the original date by four weeks which was scheduled for 21st April 2023.
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When this newly introduced academic calendar takes effect, it will not only affect the number of weeks to be spent in school from 15 to 11 weeks for the first school term.
Also, the holidays will also be negatively affected as the new holidays period will be just 10 days before the start of the second school term.
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According to information picked by coverghana, the new calendar is designed to facilitate the education in the country to return to the old system where a new academic year begins in the month of September.