The Lagos State Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance has released the approved Lagos State school calendar for year 2020/2021 session.
According to the time table, both public and private schools below tertiary level will resume First Term academic activities on Monday 21st September, 2020 while the term runs through Friday 18th December, 2020. The Second Term starts on Monday 4th January, 2021 and runs through Friday 16th April, 2021 while students will resume for Third Term on Tuesday 4th May, 2021 and close on Friday 6th August, 2021.
While enjoining all public and private schools in the state to adhere strictly to the harmonised school calendar, the Director General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, urged school leaders to have a qualitative health and safety plan that will help protect students, teachers and workers as schools reopen in the state.
While advising schools to have a flexible teaching and learning plans where students and teachers who feel sick can teach or learn from home via available online platforms, Mrs. Seriki-Ayeni said schools must strive to avoid any COVID-19 infection in their school.