GES releases New Trimester Academic Calendar for KG, Primary and JHS Students

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EdeucationGhana| January 21| New Trimester KG, Primary and JHS Academic Calendar: The Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service, GES has released a new Academic Calendar for Kindergarten, Primary and JHS Students.

The New Academic Calendar was issued on January 21, 2022, after the public rejection of the previous Academic Calendar which will see students for a Semester system.

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Stakeholder Engagements

A statement issued by the Ministry of Education on January 21, 2022, indicated that following the directives to commence the semester system, the Ministry has received representation from a section of the public and key educational stakeholders to re-instate the Trimester system.

The Ministry added, that after further consultation on the issue, the honourable Minister for Education has directed that the calendar for Kindergarten to the Junior High School for the current academic year should revert to the Trimester system.

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New Dates

1ST TERM: 18th January to 14th April 2022 with a 12-week duration.

Vacation Begins from 15th April to 9th May 2022.


2ND TERM: 10TH May to 18th August 2022 with a 14-week duration.

Vacation beings from 19th August to 12th September 2022.


3RD TERM: 13th September to 22nd December 2022 with a 14-week duration.

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Download the 2022 basic and shs Academic Calendar HERE

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Prospective Students can also check out the Admission Deadlines for Tertiary Institutions in Ghana as well as their Entry Requirements before Applying.

They can also check the Institions’ cut off pointsandHow to Applyto the various Tertiary Institutions in Ghana as well as the Insitutions’ Fees Schedulesfor any particular Semester or Year.

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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of, an Online Education News Blog, and Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog now His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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