The Ministry of Education announces the school year schedule for 2014-2015. It said that nurseries, primary and high school students will start the new school year on August 31, with the final day being July 2, 2015, Zawya reported. Teaching staff will report for duty on August 24, and their final day of work will be on July 9, 2015. First semester holidays for students will begin on December 21, and for teachers on December 28, up until January 8. Second semester holidays for students will begin on March 29, and for teachers on April 5, up until April 9.