When do children return to school: this is how the academic calendar will be lived in the main cities of Colombia

Private institutions are not subject to these guidelines, for this reason they can vary in the initial and final dates of their academic calendars Photo via: bogota.gov.co

After the end of the December festivities and three weeks after the end of the holiday season of several students, teachers and directors of the district institutionsthus the calendar in academic matters will be fulfilled for 2023.

It should be noted that the district schools in Colombia carry out their academic activities under calendar A, which begins classes before end of January and culminates in the last days of November.

These schools begin their academic days in accordance with the public resolution by the district secretariats of Education. Private institutions are not subject to these guidelines, For this reason, they can vary the start and end dates of their academic calendars.

Calendar Medellin

The administration of the city of Eternal Spring established that the district general academic calendar A will be carried out as follows:

  • First semester: from January 16 to June 11. Academic recess from April 2 to 7.
  • Second semester: from July 3 to November 26. Recess week from October 8 to 13 of the same month.

Calendar Cali

In Santiago de Cali the school calendar, for official educational institutions, start next January 23. The first semester will go until June 25 and the second semester will take place from July 24 to December 10, 2023.

From the social networks of the Secretary of Education of Cali, it was highlighted that if there is a situation related to events that may alter the public order of the city or that are determined as force majeure, “adjustments may be made to the academic calendar if necessary.” necessary and are approved by the Ministry of National Education”.

In other parts of the territory such as Risaralda or Boyacá classes will begin on January 30 and the first academic semester will end on June 26. Classes will resume from July 10 to December 3.

Calendar Bogota

The Bogotá administration, through the Education entity, explained that according to what is enshrined in Resolution 3685 of October 31, 2022, the academic calendar for 2023, in the district educational institutions of preschool, basic, middle and kindergartens, will be Classes will begin on January 23.

According to this, the students would enter to fulfill their academic activities in the last week of January and would finish the first semester on June 18. The second season would start on July 10 until December 3.

The class periods that students have are: from January 23 to June 18, first semester; and from July 10 to December 3, 2023 the second semester. The weeks designated as the school recess season will be between April 3 and 9 and October 9 to 15.

On the other hand, the Education secretary de Bogotá invited all fathers, mothers, caregivers and guardians to review the results of the school quotas for the first grades of primary school onwards, requested for 2023.

For inquiries about these quotas, those responsible for the procedure should go to the following link: www.educacionbogota.edu.co.

In addition, applicants must fully follow the steps determined by the district Education entity:

The entity emphasized that after publishing the results, families will have five business days to accept the quota virtually and later they will have a specific time to formalize the registration in the college assigned.

However, in the cases of places assigned after December 16, 2022, families must complete the formalization between January 10 and 17, 2023, bringing the required documents. “This will end the process”.

Finally, of not accepting or formalizing the registration within the estimated deadlines it will be understood that you are not interested (a) and the quota will be released. To request the quota again, you must go in person to the official schools or schedule an appointment at the Local Education Offices, starting on January 23, 2023.

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When do children return to school: this is how the academic calendar will be lived in the main cities of Colombia