Jordan- Schools begin kindergarten registration as government eyes complete inclusion – MENAFN.COM


(MENAFN – Jordan Times) AMMAN — Schools affiliated with the Ministry of Education began receiving parents on Sunday to register their children in kindergarten for the second level (KG2), according to the Director of Education Management at the Ministry of Education Sami Mahasis. The government has previously stated that complete inclusion of kindergartens is a priority, which means that all kindergarten-age children must enroll in kindergartens, resulting in a 100 per cent enrollment rate if the Ministry of Education works to expand the sector by establishing kindergarten divisions and kindergarten complexes. The ministry also said that it prioritises the appointment of kindergarten teachers in order to achieve this goal.

According to the guidelines and conditions of the government kindergartens, children born between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016 were ordered to be admitted, Mahasis said. Mahasis noted that the registration period will continue until June 10. The total number of children born in 2016 is 213, 446, more...