Vietnam strives to have 96 percent of kids attending preschool

Vietnam has set a target of sending 96 percent of toddlers to preschools full-day by 2020 as per the Ministry of Education and Training’s draft of preschool growth for the period 2016-2020.
Vietnam strives 30 percent of kids aged 18 month to 36 month to attend preschool (many Vietnamese parents keep their children at homes); 90 percent of kids aged three to five year old to be sent to kindergarten. Most of teachers in preschools or kindergarten were well trained.
Moreover, 96 percent of toddlers will be kept in preschools full-day by 2020. Additionally, the education sector will try to reduce the rate of malnourished children and early discover kids with mild autism.
In addition, the draft also outlined by 2025 the country will have 55 percent of preschools meeting national standard, the rate of kids in public schools will reache 70 percent and 30 percent left will studying in private facilities.

The sector will build more 4,493 school rooms worth over VND4 trillion (US$178,746,983) across the country.

By Thu Tam - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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