When will be the winter holidays in Sindh schools?

Children walking to their school on the roadside amid early morning fog in Lahore on December 17, 2021.  - AFP
Children walking to their school on the roadside amid early morning fog in Lahore on December 17, 2021. – AFP

The Sindh government on Monday revealed the winter vacation schedule for next year for public and private schools in the province.

According to the Education Department spokesperson, the winter vacation will be given on the same dates of the outgoing academic year, which was from December 21 to December 31.

The announcement came today after a meeting of the lower committee of the provincial steering committee under the chairmanship of Sindh’s acting Education Minister Rana Hussain.

Various matters discussed during the meeting included dates of commencement of the academic year and holiday schedule.

The spokesperson said that similarly, next year also the same schedule as last year will be adopted for summer holidays and a 15-day training program will be organized for teachers during the summer holidays.

Meanwhile, the new academic year in public and private schools across Sindh will start on April 15, 2024, and in colleges on August 1, 2024.

Spocks further said that the matriculation and intermediate examinations will be started from the last week of May 2024, while the results will be declared on July 31 and second week of August respectively.

Educational institutions closed in smog affected Punjab areas

In another education-related news today, Lahore High Court ordered the government to close all schools and colleges in Punjab on Saturday as provincial authorities failed to stop the smog.

Last week, the Punjab government had declared a public holiday on November 10 in Lahore, Gujranwala and other districts due to the ongoing smog in the province, including closure of all markets, shopping malls, restaurants, cinemas, gymnasiums, schools and public and private The announcement was made. Office.

Later, the provincial government on Friday lifted the lockdown after heavy rains in parts of Punjab washed away the smoke, improving the air quality.

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