Oyo State Cancels Third Term Session; Set Promotion To Next Classes On First, Second Term Continuous Assessments

The Oyo State Executive Council has approved a new academic calendar to guide the resumption of schools and other associated educational activities in the state.

According to the approved calendar, the Third Term 2019/2020 session has been canceled and the promotion of students, for all affected classes, will now be determined by First and Second Term Continuous Assessment.

A statement from the state government reads in part;
Pry 6, JSS 3 and SSS 3 will proceed on holiday from 30th of July and resume for their Examination as follows;
  • Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)- 10th to 18th August 2020
  • Competitive Entrance Examination into the Schools of Science- 19th August 2020
  • Placement/Screening Test to JSS1- 20th August 2020
  • Placement Test into Technical Colleges- 28th August 2020
  • The SSS 3 will resume for their Examination as soon as WAEC announces the date.
  • The 2020/21 academic session, according to the calendar approved by the State Council is as follows;
  • First Term- 21st September to 18th December 2020
  • Second Term- 11th January to 9th April 2021
  • Third Term- 3rd May to 30th July 2021

Schools have been closed nationwide since March as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

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