PRESIDENT SHAVKAT MIRZIYOYEV BEGAN HIS TRIP TO KARAKALPAKSTAN WITH A VISIT TO PRESCHOOL EDUCATION INSTITUTION NO. 8 OF CHIMBAY DISTRICT
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The fact that the first point of the trip of the Head of our state was a kindergarten, is of great importance. In each of his speeches and during trips to the regions, the President of our country forwards initiatives and sets important tasks on improving the quality of preschool education, cardinal improvement of preparation of children for school, introducing modern education programs and technologies that are widely used in the world practice in the process of education and upbringing.
In accordance with the resolution of the President of our country “On measures of further improving the system of preschool education in 2017-2021” of December 29, 2016, measures are being taken on strengthening the material and technical base of the existing preschool education institutions, construction of new ones, including in rural areas, providing them with modern inventory, equipment, educational and methodical aids, multimedia resources.
By the Decree of Shavkat Mirziyoyev on cardinal improvement of the management of preschool education system, of September 30 this year, the Ministry of Preschool Education was established. The main tasks of the new ministry are the phased coverage of all children with preschool education system, creation of a network of state and non-state preschool education institutions in the country for healthy competition, introduction of alternative forms of preschool education and upbringing of children.
Large-scale activity is being carried out in the Republic of Karakalpakstan for the execution of these resolution and decree. There are 318 preschool education institutions, including 3 private and 7 kindergartens at various organizations. 48 106 children or 32 percent of all children of the region are being educated there.
Preschool education institution No.8 of Chimbay district was organized in 1992 and is designed for 140 children. 37 teachers and tutors are taking care of them.
The Head of our state got acquainted with conditions created in the kindergarten, congratulated children on the upcoming New Year holiday.
It is not by chance that we are paying special attention to the system of preschool education, said Shavkat Mirziyoyev. If today we do not pay proper attention to the education of youth, tomorrow it may be too late.
The President of our country inquired about the diet of children.
Preschool education institutions must be built taking into account climatic conditions, said Shavkat Mirziyoyev. Each room must have a warm floor. In addition, it is necessary to revise the system of personnel training for the sphere. It is necessary to organize special courses at higher education institutions. The professional level of educators is very important for the future of children.
The Head of our state noted the need to take into account the South Korean experience in preparation of projects on organization of new kindergartens.
The current projects of such structures, developed on the basis of outdated decisions, do not justify themselves. We must build broad and bright children’s bedrooms and classes, and the administrative offices should be more compact, said the President.
Presentation of standard projects of construction of preschool education institutions for 50, 100, 150 places was held. Information was presented on further expansion of the network of state and non-state preschool education institutions, formation of healthy competition between them, introduction of new forms of preschool education on the basis of public-private partnership.
The President of our country gave instructions on attracting graduates of pedagogical colleges to retraining courses and their admission to work in preschool education institutions.