ISLAMABAD(PESHAWAR), 30 June: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa(KP) government announced summer vacations for schools in the province from July 1.
According to a notification, issued by the KP Elementary and Secondary Education Department, all government schools in the province will remain closed between July 1 and July 11 for students of kindergarten to class 8.
Meanwhile, students of grades 9-12 will continue their classes for preparation of their board exams.
Punjab govt announced summer vacations
Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas announced on Monday month-long summer vacations for schools in the province.
Taking to Twitter, the minister announced that summer vacation in all Punjab schools will start from July 1, 2021.
“Summer vacation for Schools of Punjab to start July 1st, 2021 till August 1st, 2021,” he announced in a tweet.
The education minister also requested all children and their families follow SOPs issued by the government during vacations. “In these times of vacation, my request to all the children and their families is to follow SOPs issued by the government.”
Promote students without exams
The federal education ministry on Tuesday announced to promote students of federal government schools from grade one to seven without exams.
A notification was also issued by the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) in this connection.
Furthermore, the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) also announced summer vacations in government schools.
In an endeavor to ensure education for students in all districts, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa(KP) education department has decided to commence classes in the evening shifts from August.
“Students from remote areas will be given preference in the new programme,” according to Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Shahram Khan Tarakai. “The aim is to reduce the school dropout ratio in the province.”The minister revealed that the schools will be upgraded.