Schools and colleges have been known as a vacation department, because these institutions enjoy frequent vacation on various occasions. Many educationalists blames this frequent and many cases long vacations for the falling of our education standards. Many also oppose Ramadan vacation. Few years ago it was government policy to shorten Ramadan vacation, but it seems government has changed its policy.
Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid today announced Ramadan vacation for educational institutions of the country. This vacation includes Eid-ul-Fitr vacation also, which will start from the 4th August to 7th September for the high schools. College and vocational institutions vacation is from 16th Aug. to 7th Sep. and Madrasas vacation is from 2nd Aug. to 10th Sep. Primary school vacation will be declared by the primary and mass education ministry; as universities are autonomous body, they will decide about their vacation.