Kazakhstan to open over 1600 preschools till 2019
Vice-Minister of Kazakhstan MES Elmira Suhanberdieva during the round table on improving the quality and availability of pre-school education in Majilis of Parliament of Kazakhstan said that 1631 pre-school organizations will be opened until 2019, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
"Until 2019 1631 preschool organizations will be opened, including 970 in private organizations. As a result, we must achieve full coverage of children from three to six years old. Today in Kazakhstan 9410 preschools operate, 2336 of which are private gardens. Full coverage of pre-school education has been made in five areas: East-Kazakhstan, West Kazakhstan, Kostanay, Pavlodar and North-Kazakhstan regions. In five areas the coverage is 94%, in Kyzylorda-99%, North Kazakhstan - 98%, Akmola-97.9%, Aktobe-95.8%, Karaganda region-94.2%”, Elmira Suhanberdieva said.
However, the number of limits of regions with low level of education reduces from six to four regions: South Kazakhstan -67.8%, Mangystau-78.6%, Astana-70% and 80% - Almaty. Almaty and Zhambyl regions reached the Republican measure.
"The solution to the problem of availability of the Republic scheduled for 2019. So, for example, one reporting year network increased by 825 units, mainly due to the opening of private preschools-649 units and the construction of 80 kindergartens, including through the National Fund”, E. Suhanberdieva said.