Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk announced that they have prepared a new model that they think can be more productive during the school period and holidays. According to the new education calendar prepared, students will take a one-week break in the fall and spring semesters. The semester break that students are looking forward to will continue to be applied in the same way. The summer vacation will be shortened by 2 weeks with this work.
If we come to the details of the prepared calendar; Students will start the 2019-2020 fall semester on September 9, 2019 . Students, who will continue their education in the normal process until November, will take a break between 18-22 November 2019 . When weekends are added to this period, students will have a 9 -day holiday in total. The learning process, which will start again on November 25, will end on January 17, 2020 . Students will start the spring semester on February 3, 2020 and the normal learning process will continue until April. When it comes to April, when weekend holidays are added, a second break of 9 days will be given in total. This break will be held on 6-10 April 2020 . Students who will continue their education as of April 13, will have completed their education year on June 19, 2020 . The summer vacation period will also be 11 weeks .
In the statements made, it was emphasized that such a decision was taken so that the students could complete their own deficiencies. In this way, students will be able to both fix their missing topics and rest during the 1-week break.