Double-shift schooling

‘In a double-shift system, schools cater for two entirely separate groups of pupils during a school day. The first group of pupils usually attends school from early morning until mid-day, and the second group usually attends from mid-day to late afternoon. Each group uses the same buildings, equipment and other facilities. In some systems the two groups are taught by the same teachers, but in other systems they are taught by different teachers’ (Bray, 2008: 17).

Bray, M. 2008. Double Shift Schooling: Design and operation for cost-effectiveness. 3rd Edition. Paris: IIEP – UNESCO. Retrieved from: