Quarterly system resumes as of next school year
The new school year (2018-2019) will be marked by the resumption of the quarterly system, in accordance with the agreement Thursday, between Minister of Education Hatem Ben Salem and unions of secondary and basic education.
"Under this agreement, the old school calendar will be maintained to take into account the interests of parents and students especially in preparation for the holidays”, said the Minister to media, on the sidelines of a conference under the theme "The place of languages in the Tunisian educational system".
For the Minister, this is an important achievement that will undoubtedly restore serenity to students, teachers and parents. "The purpose of the agreement reached with the trade unions of secondary and basic education of the trade union centre is to begin part of the educational reform.
The semester school system was introduced in 2016 by former Minister of Education, Néji Jaloul, a measure that has been criticised by parents and teachers