A total of 14 million students and 662,000 teachers will start lessons today after a three-month holiday. 2008-2009 education year in elementary and high schools will begin today.
A total of 14 million students and 662,000 teachers will start lessons after a three-month holiday.
Text books will be distributed for free to students on the first day of school. A total of 165,854,333 books will be distributed to students and teachers this year.
First term of 2008-2009 education year will end on January 23rd, 2009. Students and teachers will have a term holiday between January 26th and February 6th, 2009. The second term will begin on February 9th, 2009 and end on June 12th, 2009.
The beginning date of 2009-2010 education year is September 7th, 2009.