Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer stated that with the completion of the new target schools, the enrollment rate for the 5-year-olds will rise to 100 percent, the 4-year-old schooling rate to 70 percent and the 3-year- old schooling rate to 50 percent from 14 percent. It will have caught the OECD average for the first time,” he said.
ÇANKIRI (IGFA) – Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer, together with the former Parliamentary Leader and AK Party Deputy Chairman Binali Yıldırım, opened the Hacı Mehmet Üner Kızılay Kindergarten, which was built by a benefactor in Çankırı as part of the “81 Provinces 81 Kindergartens” project of the Turkish Red Crescent. .
The wife of former Grand National Assembly of Turkey Binali Yıldırım’s wife Semiha Yıldırım and Minister Özer’s wife Nebahat Özer and Çankırı Governor Abdullah Ayaz also attended the opening ceremony held in Çankırı.
Minister Özer, who said that pre-school education is an education policy with great long-term returns and low investment costs within the sys tem, said that they are all over the “81 Provinces 81 Kindergartens” project, the equipment of the schools built by the Turkish Red Crescent and philanthropists, the teacher He stated that they effectively followed all processes, including appointments.
He stated that the Ministry of National Education has set new goals in the field of pre-school education, which has a critical value, and that they set out to build 3,000 new kindergartens and 40 thousand new nursery classes in this context.
Minister Özer, summarizing the works done since the beginning of the year in line with the target, said, “We opened 155 kindergartens in six months. We opened 8 thousand 500 kindergarten classes. We completed the tender for 288 hopefully, in 2022, when we complete these, the schooling rate at the age of 5 will reach 100 percent, the rate of schooling at age 4 will reach 70 percent , and the rate of schooling at age 3 will increase from 14 percent to 50 percent, and Turkey will surpass the OECD average for the first time. He’ll have caught it.” he said he
Stating that 400 thousand students were brought together with kindergartens with the breakthrough made in the 6-month period, Özer said, “We reduced the pre-school conditions in villages to 5 from 10 students, especially in rural areas . We brought our 12 thousand students together with kindergarten. The enrollment rate in education was 11 percent. Today it is 92 percent.” he used his words.