In 11 provinces and 419 districts, school-age rates have risen by more than 95 percent by the age of five
National Education Minister Mahmoud Ozar said enrollment rates in 11 provinces and 419 districts exceeded 95 percent at the age of 5, “This is more than 90 percent in 29 provinces, including 10 metropolitan cities. We will complete it in 100,” I aim to increase the schooling rate to 100 percent. ” Says
National Education Minister Mahmoud Ozar has said that their primary goal as a ministry is to increase equality of opportunity in education, and in this context, they are working tirelessly to increase school rates at all levels.
Noting that scientific data has a significant role to play in bridging the gap between students in pre-school education, Ozar emphasized that for this reason, they place more importance on preschools at all levels in accessing education.
Ozar said they would build 3,000 new kindergartens and open 40,000 new kindergartens by the end of the year, increasing school enrollment rates from 14 percent to 50 percent at 3 years of age, 35 percent to 70 percent at 4 years of age and 5 years of age. He said they would reach the capacity to increase from 78 per cent to 100 per cent.
Noting that they have opened 59 kindergartens and 7,000 kindergarten classes in a short span of 5 months as a result of their hard work in increasing the school enrollment rate in 81 provinces, Ozar said they have increased the school enrollment rate for 5 year olds from 78 percent to 90 percent.
“We have introduced alternative models”
Noting that by the end of the year they will have completed 100 percent of the capacity of the educational institution for this age, Ozar assessed the following:
“With the increase in capacity, we aim to increase the enrollment rate by 100 per cent at 5 years of age. With our newly opened kindergartens and kindergartens, enrollment rates at 5 years of age have exceeded 95 per cent in 11 provinces and 419 districts. In 10 metropolitan areas. In 125 districts, the number of children under the age of 5 cannot go to school is less than 5. We have used alternative models for access to education of these children. We will not have any children that we do not provide pre-school education with these models The process is proceeding according to plan. Land acquisition studies are underway to build the remaining 1,494 kindergartens. 3,000 new kindergartens. “
“Access to pre-school education was among the decisions of the council”
Minister Ozar reminded that increasing access to pre-school education was one of the decisions taken unanimously at the 20th National Education Council on 1-3 December 2021.
Ozar, Minister of National Education, continued:
The book “180 Days to Return to Face-to-Face Education”, which we published earlier in the day, also covers the extent to which council decisions are incorporated into practice. Necessary physical, humanitarian and financial means must be provided. Access to education for 4-year-olds needs to be increased to 100 per cent. In line with the decisions we have made, we will continue to work tirelessly to facilitate access to pre-school education, especially for disadvantaged areas and groups, including mobile teacher classes, mobile classes, transportation center kindergarten, summer education, living education, home-based education. Community-based early intervention for education, region and family needs. We will continue to implement various models such as models and mobile kindergartens. “
Noting that 5-year-olds are a priority, but they are working to increase schooling in the 3-5 age group, Özer noted that 3-5 year olds have increased their schooling rate from 45 percent to 49 percent.
By the end of 2022, when they complete the investment, school enrollment for the 3-5 year olds will increase from 45 percent to 76 percent, Ozar said. Significant progress and improvements in education. We are going to get better. ” He said.