Disabled children get better access to pre-school education (21-08-2009) Disabled children at the Sao Mai Centre in central Khanh Hoa Province. More than 14,800 disabled children have gained access to kindergartens across the country. — VNA/VNS Photo Duong Ngoc HA NOI — More than 14,800 disabled children across the country now have access to kindergarten education, heard a Ministry of Education and Training (MoIT) meeting yesterday. Results from the State project launched three years ago on education integration for disabled kindergarteners were presented in the meeting. The management system for integrated education for disabled children has been established nationwide, said director of the Pre-school Education Department Le Minh Ha. However, Ha stressed that there were still many hurdles to be overcome. HCM City, and provinces such as Vinh Long, Long An, Binh Duong and Quang Nam were among those with the best results. Representatives from 15 provinces all agreed … [Read more...] about Disabled children get better access to pre-school education
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The Government wants to give top priority to the universalization of pre-school education in order to make best preparations for five-year-old children to enter the elementary schools. [caption id="attachment_495287" align="aligncenter" width="250" caption="The Government chief lately turned on the green light to the Project on Universalizing Pre-school Education for Five-Year-Old Children in the period of 2010-2015. Underlining responsibilities of the State, society and families for the development of pre-school education, the project sets the overall goal of ensuring that the majority of five-year-old children throughout the country can attend two classes a day for a full school-year. … [Read more...] about Government looks to universal pre-school education in 2015
Pre-school education strategy to face nationwide reforms in future (05-03-2007) Despite a plan to develop pre-school education, children under the age of five still receive the least funding of all students. Vietnam News Agency spoke with Deputy Minister of Education and Training Dang Huynh Mai about the problem. What is the goal of your pre-school education plan? Childhood is a crucial part of one's life. Scientific studies have revealed that a child's development in their first six years determines the development of his or her physical and mental characteristics later in life. In Viet Nam, we have always stressed the importance of early childhood education, but investment in the system is still limited. Under our pre-school education project, at least 80 per cent of our teachers must be fully qualified in 2010. In 2015, 100 per cent of our teachers will need to have appropriate qualification. We will have to build more schools to accommodate more children. We want to increase the … [Read more...] about Pre-school education strategy to face nationwide reforms in future
VietNamNet Bridge - Pre-school education has revived after a period of being left abandoned. Vietnam once paid inappropriate attention to pre-school education, which then resulted in the serious lack of nursery schools for children. However, the problem has been fixed: the plan on education universalization for 5-year-old children was kicked off two years ago, which then triggered the strong revival in 2012. Minister of Education and Training recently admitted before the National Assembly that for a long period, pre-school education received less attention than general education. This has resulted in big bad consequences. In 2007-2010, Vietnam seriously lacked nursery schools and nursery school teachers. There were not enough schools for children, especially in big urban areas, even though the percentage of children going to school was lower. An official of the Hanoi Education and Training Department said at a workshop on pre-school education last year that Hanoi created 20,000 … [Read more...] about Pre-school education revives, flares up
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has been calling for pre-school education socialization. However, over the last many years, since the socialization began, no good choices of schools are available to people with low income State owned schools cannot provide enough places Le Thi Dung, a National Assembly's Deputy from An Giang province, has pointed out that many problems have been found in pre-school education. For a long time, Vietnam has been relying heavily on the socialization, i.e. it has been calling on different economic sectors to spend money to build nursery schools. … [Read more...] about Floating pre-school education is a good solution?