According to the 2020-2021 academic year calendar prepared by the Ministry of National Education, schools will be opened on August 31 and closed on June 18. The first semester break will be held on November 16-20, the semester break will be held on 25 January-5 February, and the second semester break will be held on 12-16 April.
The calendar regarding the new academic year prepared by the Ministry of National Education was sent to the provinces. Accordingly, the first semester of the 2020-2021 academic year will begin on Monday, August 31. The first semester break will be held on November 16-20. The first semester will end on Friday, January 22. The semester break will start on Friday, January 25 and will end on Friday, February 5th. The second semester will begin on Monday, February 8. The second semester break will be on April 12-16. The academic year will end on Friday, June 18.
In addition, the calendar includes missing topics and information about the previous academic year of the students. kazanIt was stated that the education program on learning loss and learning loss is associated with the 2020-2021 academic year and is planned as a part of this academic year. Making a statement regarding the new academic year calendar sent to the provinces, General Manager of Secondary Education Cengiz Mete said, “As the Ministry, we have planned to start the 2020-2021 academic year on August 31st, considering the conditions and the opinions of the Science Board.” said. Mete reminded that with the global new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) epidemic, education and training in schools was suspended as a precaution in line with the recommendations of the Scientific Committee. Stating that students received distance education simultaneously during this period, Mete said that while they were presenting course content with EBA, EBA TV and live classroom applications, they integrated activity and guidance hours, question solutions, and various supporting publications into the system in the process.
Underlining that the summer school broadcasts prepared in accordance with the age levels of the students immediately after the end of the school year on June 19, Mete stated that they are still trying to be with the students in every field that is needed. Mete stated that they have completed the preparations that will enable students to participate in supportive training courses from the lessons they have seen. “From the day we started distance education, we have conducted research on the effects of distance education that our teachers and students have experienced for the first time. One of these is the Evaluation of Educational Processes in the Global Epidemic Period conducted by the General Directorate of Secondary Education and the Expectations Survey for the New Education Year. 25 thousand 567 people, 2 thousand 197 teachers, 41 thousand 430 school administrators, 24 thousand 489 students and 93 thousand 783 parents participated in the study. These country-wide screenings and surveys guide us for the measures to be taken for the academic year 2020-2021, the regulations we deem necessary to be made and the decisions to be taken according to the new needs. ”
“We will make compensation training in our support and training courses throughout the year”
Emphasizing that they take data-based decisions and work on alternative situations that will not disrupt education in order to maintain the education and training processes in a healthy way, Mete said: “Our lesson bell will ring on August 31st. In the first three weeks of the first semester, we will provide compensatory training, mainly in our support and training courses throughout the year. Make-up, completion and integration training will take place in the first three weeks of the new school year, with the opening of schools. One of the most important and serious issues for us is how 'make-up training' will be conducted. We worked on different scenarios in this regard. At the point we have reached today; In line with the research we have done, the evaluations made with the provincial directors, and the recommendations of the scientific committee, we are putting our alternatives into practice, taking into account the changing conditions. For this reason, as the Ministry, the conditions are appropriate, the 2020-2021 academic year will start on August 31st, taking into account the opinions of the Scientific Committee, and the missing topics and questions prepared by our Ministry in the first three weeks of the first semester. kazanWithin the framework of the IM table, the missing subjects of the courses that could not be taught in the second semester of the 2019-2020 academic year were determined. kazanWe planned to eliminate these problems and to continue these studies throughout the year and with the arrangements we will make in our support training and courses. In the process, our schools' weekly course schedules of all types and levels, learning styles, course hours, durations, business calendar, breaks and holidays. kazanWe are also prepared for exceptional situations that may arise, including im matrices.”