2019/2020 ACADEMIC CALENDAR – UPDATED FIRST SEMESTER

FIRST SESSION OF FIRST SEMESTER
DATE/PERIOD ACTIVITY
SEPTEMBER, 2019  
Sun. 1st Commencement of 2019/2020 Academic Year
Sun. 1st – Fri. 6th On-line Registration of Level 100 B.Ed. and Level 200/Level 300 DBE Re-sit Students
Sat. 7th  – Sun. 22nd Level 100 B.Ed. and Level 200 DBE End-of-First/Third Year Re-sit Examinations
Sun. 22nd – Sat. 28th Marking of Level 100 B.Ed. and Level 200 DBE/Third Year Re-sit Examinations
Mon. 23rd – Sat. 27th College-Based Teaching Practice Orientation for Level 300 DBE Students
Sat. 28th – Sat. Oct. 12th Workshop on Test Item Development for all Tutors
Mon. 30th – Fri. Oct. 4th Observation Session for Level 300 Students in Schools of attachment
OCTOBER, 2019  
Tues. 1st – Tues. 15th Needs Assessment for Non – Teaching Staff
Tues 1st – Thurs. 31st Submission of updated CVs / Certificate/ Publication to HR Unit
Wed. 2nd Orientation for HOD
Fri. 4th Workers Durbar
Fri. 4th Publication of Level 100 B.Ed. and Level 200 DBE Re-sit Exams Results.
Mon. 7th Level 100 and 200 B.Ed. Students Report for First Semester
Mon. 7th – Fri. 25th Registration of Level 100 and 200 B.Ed. Students for First Semester Courses
Thurs. 10th – Sat. 12th Orientation for Fresh Students
Fri. 11th College Governing Council Meeting
Thurs. 17th                         General Staff Welfare Meeting
Wed. 23rd   The use of mobile phones on campus: implications to academic work
Sat. 26th – Sun. 27th Fresher games
Sun. 27th – Fri. Nov. 22nd Moderation of Items for B.Ed./DBE Examinations
NOVEMBER, 2019  
Fri. 1st All Saints Day (Holiday of Obligation)
Fri. 1st Level 300 trainees submit their project work topics to Coordinator.
Sat. 2nd – Sun 3rd Fresher games (continues)
Wed. 6th Nov.  Developing a good study habit: A tool for academic excellence
Fri. 8th Coordinator assigns Level 300 DBE trainees to supervisors.
Sat. 9th Inter Halls Cross Country
Mon. 11th – Fri. 15th Quiz I for Level 100 and 200 B.Ed. Students
Mon. 18th – Fri. 22nd Inter Hall Games
Wed. 20th   Drug/substance abuse and its effect on academic performance
Mon. 25th Deadline for the payment of B.Ed./ DBE Examination Fees to the Institute of Education
Sat. 23rd – Sat. 30th Mentoring and monitoring Activities – Teaching and Learning/Continuous Assessment/Project Work Supervision/Workshop for Deans and Heads of Department
Thurs. 28th First Professional Board Meeting for 2019/2020 Academic Year
Sat. 30th – Fri. Dec 6th Mentoring and Monitoring Activities (Teaching ,STS and Continuous Assessment)
DECEMBER, 2019  
Tues. 3rd St. Francis Xavier Day
Wed. 4th Campus Love: “The good and the bad”
Fri. 6th Matriculation Ceremony for Fresh Students
Mon. 16th Level 100 and 200 B.Ed. Students break for Christmas Holidays
Mon. 23rd College Administration breaks for Christmas Holidays
SECOND SESSION OF FIRST SEMESTER
JANUARY, 2020 ACTIVITIES
Wed. 8th College Administration resumes duty
Sat. 4th – Sat. 25th Workshop for the Staff of Colleges of Education (Affiliate Institution)
Wed. 13th Level 100 and 200 B.Ed. Students return to campus for Second Session of the 1st Semester
Thurs. 16th Guidance and Counseling Day Celebration. Theme: Career Awareness: A Sure Way to Happy Working Life
Sun. 19th – Wed. 22nd Workshop on the Assessment in Higher Education for Academic and Administrative Staff of Colleges of Education
Mon. 20th – Fri. 24th Quiz II to be conducted in Colleges of Education for Level 100 and 200 B.Ed. Students
Mon. 27th – Fri. 31st Revision Week
Mon. 27th – Fri. 31st Colleges Key in Continuous Assessment Scores for 1st Semester (B. Ed. Levels 100 and 200   
FEBRUARY, 2020  
Mon. 3rd – Fri. 14th Level 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students End-of-First Semester Examinations
Sat. 15th First Semester Session ends for Levels 100 and 200 B. Ed. Programme.  Students go down
Sun. 16th – Sat. Mar. 7th Residential Marking of Levels 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students’ 1st Semester Examinations
SECOND SEMESTER
MARCH, 2020  
Sun. 8th – Fri. 13th Subject-Based Workshop for B. Ed. Programme (Second Semester Courses)
Mon. 16th Levels 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students Return to Campus for 2nd Semester Session
Mon. 16th – Fri. 27th On-line Registration of Level 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students for 2nd Semester (2019/2020 – Academic Year)           
Mon. 30th Publication of Levels 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students’ 1st Semester Examination Results
   
APRIL, 2020  
Fri. 10th – Sun. 3rd May Easter Break for Level 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students
Sun. 26th – Sat 2nd May Workshop for Colleges (Need-Based)
MAY, 2020  
Mon. 4th Levels 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students Return to Campus for Second Session of the 2nd Semester
Sat. 16th – Fri. 22nd Zonal College-Based Quizzes for Levels 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students
JUNE, 2020  
Mon. 1st Closing Date for Submission of Level 100 and 200 B. Ed. Examination Fees for 2nd Semester to the Institute of Education
Mon. 1st – Fri. 26th College-Based Panel Teaching Practice Supervision
Fri. 5th Level 300 trainees submit completed project work to supervisors.
Fri. 12th Supervisors submit project work and scores to Coordinator.
Sat. 13th – Fri. 19th Mentoring and Monitoring Activities:  Out-Segment/Assessment Project Work/Quality Assurance in Colleges of Education
Mon. 15th – Fri. 19th Mid-Semester Quiz for Levels 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students
Fri. 26th Coordinator submits project work Assessment scores to Assessment Officer for onward submission to Institute (UCC)
JULY, 2020  
Mon. 6th – Fri. 10th             Colleges Key 2nd Semester Continuous Assessment Scores of Level 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students
Sat. 11th – Sat. 25th Level 100 and 200 B. Ed. End-of-Second Semester Examinations
Sat. 25th   Second Semester Session ends for Levels 100 and 200 B. Ed. Programme.  Students go down      
Mon. 27th – Sat. 15 Aug. Residential Marking of 2nd Semester Examinations (Level 100 and 200 B. Ed. Students)
Wed. 29th – Fri. 31st Colleges Key in Project Work and Teaching Practice Scores
AUGUST, 2020  
Fri. 21st                 Publication of Examination Results: Level 100 and 200 B. Ed. End-of-Second Semester End-of-Third Year
Mon. 31st – Fri. 4th Sept.   On-line Registration of Level 100 and 200 B. Ed./Level 300 DBE Re-sit Students
   
MON. 31ST END OF 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR