[COVID-19] Schools resumption: Oyo releases 2020/2021 academic calendar, cancels 3rd term

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IBADAN - The Oyo State Government has approved the measures that would guide the resumption of schools and associated educational activities in the state.



This indication was given at the end of the State Executive Council meeting on Tuesday.



NEWS FLAKES NG reports that according to the calendar, the third term 2019/2020 session has been cancelled.



As a result, promotion for all affected classes would be determined by the first and second term continuous assessment results.

 

 

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Primary 6, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 students are to proceed on holiday from July 30 and resume for their examinations in some weeks’ time.

 

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Basic Education Certificate Examination is billed to hold between August 10 and 18, while the Competitive Entrance Examination into the schools of science is to hold on August 19.

 

Placement and screening test to JSS1 is slated for August 20, while placement test into technical colleges is for August 28.

 

The SSS 3 class will resume for examination as soon as the West African Examination Council announces the examination date.

 

The 2020/21 academic session, according to the calendar indicates that the first term will hold between September 21 and December 18, 2020

 

 

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Below is the official press release from the state government as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG;

 

Press Release

Oyo State Calendar for Schools Resumption And Examination For Terminal Classes

 

The Oyo State Executive Council at its meeting today 21st of July 2020 has approved the academic calendar to guide resumption of schools and other associated educational activities in the State.

 

According to the approved calendar, Third Term 2019/2020 has been cancelled and promotion of students, for all affected classes, will now be determined by First and Second Term Continuous Assessment.

 

Pry 6, JSS 3 and SSS 3 will proceed on holiday from 30th of July and resume for their Examination as follows;

 

*Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)- 10th to 18th August 2020

 

*Competitive Entrance Examination into the Schools of Science- 19th August 2020

 

*Placement/Screening Test to JSS1- 20th August 2020

 

*Placement Test into Technical Colleges- 28th August 2020

 

*The SSS 3 will resume for their Examination as soon as WAEC announce the date.

 

*The 2020/21 academic session, according to the calendar approved by the State Council is as follows;

 

*First Term- 21th September to 18th December 2020

 

*Second Term- 11th January to 9th April 2021

 

*Third Term- 3rd May to 30th July 2021

 

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology enjoins all stakeholders and members of the public to take note of the details of the academic calendar.

 

Signed

Barr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye

Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology

 

 

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