All government schools in Vanuatu will commence the 2020 academic year on February 4.

In a statement to announce the 2020 calendar, the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) conveyed that term I will begin from February to May 1.

Term II starts from May 18 to August 14 and term III starts August 31 to November 27. The duration for all terms is 13 weeks.

All principals of primary and secondary schools and teachers are instructed to resume duty by January 6 and should be to be in their respective schools by January 20, 2020,

According to the statement, the 21 annual leave has already ended on January 3.

Currently, all students and teachers are still on Christmas and New Year holidays.

Results for all secondary levels that sat exams last year were read out on national radio this week, which means parents are now preparing themselves for their children to attend their new schools.