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Ministry of Education Announces New Academic Calendar For 2023

The Ministry of Education has released a circular for the 2023 academic year for pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools and teacher training colleges.

REF: MOE.HQS/3/13/94

Date: 7th November, 2022

TO: Regional Directors of Education

County Directors of Education

RE: SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR 2023 FOR PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY, SECONDARY AND TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGES

As you are aware, the school calendar was disrupted due to COVID-19 pandemic. However, the calendar will revert back normally in January, 2023.

Below is the revised calendar for schools and college.

A. PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS

2023 SCHOOL CALENDAR

OPENINGCLOSINGDURATION
Term 123rd January 202321st April 202313 weeks
Half Term break23rd March 202326th March 20233 days
Holiday22nd April 20237th May 20232 weeks
Term 28th May 202311th August 202313 weeks
Half term break29th June 20232nd July 20233 days
Holiday12th August 202327th August 20232 weeks
Term 328th August 20233rd November 202310 weeks
KCPE6th November 20239th November 20234 days
KCSE10th November 20231st December 20233 weeks

B. TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGES CALENDAR FOR 2022 AND 2023 CONTINUING STUDENTS

(I) DIPLOMA IN TEACHER EDUCATION (SECONDARY)

(II) DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION

A: PRE-PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2023 SCHOOL CALENDAR

OPENINGCLOSINGDURATION
Term 129th August 20222nd December 202214 weeks
Term 223rd January 202321st April 202313 weeks
Holiday22nd April 20237th May 20232 weeks
Term 38th May 202311th August 202313 weeks
Holiday12th August 20231st September 20233 weeks
Term 14th September 202318th November 202312 weeks
Holiday19th November 202331st December 20236 weeks

All field officers are asked to communicate to the institutions and ensure strict adherence to these dates.

Julius O. Jwan, PhD, CBS

PRINCIPAL SECRETARY

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