HN: Academic year to start on September 1

08/17/2021 4:00 PM

VGP - The earliest date for about two million students at all levels in Ha Noi to start their 2021 – 2022 academic year is September 1, according to a decision freshly issued by the capital authorities.

The earliest date for students at all levels in Ha Noi to start their 2021 – 2022 academic year is September 1, according to a decision freshly issued by the capital authorities.

The decision applies to educational facilities from kindergarten to high schools, as well as centers for continuing education.

Ceremonies to kick off the school year city-wide are scheduled for September 5, with the first and second semester planned to be completed before January 16 and May 25, respectively.

Holidays during the year will follow regulations set by the Labor Code and related annual guiding documents.

The city has asked the director of the municipal Department of Education and Training to seriously implement the timeline planned for the academic year and propose changes in such special cases as natural disasters and diseases.

Earlier, the local decided to close all schools from kindergarten to high school levels from May 4 in a latest move due to the fourth wave of COVID-19 resurgence. Schools switched to online learning.

As from April 29 to date, Ha Noi logged 2,248 cases of COVID-19, including 1,221 ones found in the community./.

By Kim Loan

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