In view of the increasing number of cases of COVID-19 infection in Luxembourg, and following a reassessment of the situation by the Health Directorate, the Government has decided to extend the period of suspension of activities in the school and education sector until and including 19 April 2020. This decision concerns all public and private schools, training establishments as well as childcare facilities.
The resumption of activities, initially planned for 30 March 2020, is postponed until 20 April 2020, i.e. the Monday after the Easter holidays.
The Health Directorate will continue to reassess the situation and date of resumption may be adjusted as the situation evolves.
At this stage, the calendar of the following weeks is adapted as follows:
Activities are suspended until and including 19 April 2020. Childcare facilities will remain closed during the Easter holidays.
Fundamental and secondary education
Activities are suspended until and including 3 April 2020, on the eve of the Easter holidays. Students will continue distance learning (Schoul doheem) until 3 April.
As announced on 12 March, the end of the school term is delayed to 30 April 2020, i.e. two weeks after the end of the Easter holidays.
The cycle 4.2 common exams ("épreuves communes") scheduled for the week of 16 March are postponed to the week of 20 April. The cycle 4.2 common exams scheduled for the week of 23 March are postponed to the week of 27 April.
Discussions on the intermediate reports scheduled for the end of the second school term may exceptionally take place up to and including 8 May.
Tests initially scheduled for the week of 16 March are postponed to the week of 20 April
Tests initially scheduled for the week of 23 March are postponed to the week of 27 April
Press release by the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth