The availability of pre-schools should be increased and new ones should be opened, said Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Tuesday during a working meeting with the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports Arayik Harutyunyan.
The minister noted that they outlined specific indicators regarding how many children should attend preschool.
“We should get an indicator of 70 percent in five years. Currently, 38 percent of children aged from 3 to 6 attend preschools,” said Arayik Harutyunyan.
He added that 18 preschool institutions have already been opened in eight different regions, in which major repairs have been carried out, the institutions are equipped with completely new furniture and will be ready by September 1.