THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, June 23, 2006
APPROVING THE SCHEME ON PRESCHOOL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT IN THE 2006-2015 PERIOD
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 14, 2005 Education Law;
Pursuant to the Resolution of the Government's November 2005 meeting;
At the proposal of the Minister of Education and Training,
Article 1.- To approve the scheme on preschool education development in the 2006-2015 period with the following principal contents:
I. GUIDING VIEWPOINTS
1. Preschool education is the first educational level of the national education system, laying the primary foundation for physical, intellectual, emotional and aesthetic development of Vietnamese children. Taking care of preschool education development is a common responsibility of local administrations at all levels, branches, families and the entire society under the Party leadership and the State management.
2. The State shall manage and make development investment in preschool education and, at the same time, adopt favorable mechanisms and policies for stepping up the socialization of preschool education; apply policies to prioritize investment in preschool education development in regions meeting with socio-economic difficulties and exceptional socio-economic difficulties as well as in mountainous, deep-lying, remote, island and border areas.
3. The preschool children care and education should see close coordination and combination among schools, families and society. To attach importance to, and raise the effectiveness of, the communication and dissemination of knowledge of child care and education to parents with a view to diversifying modes of child care and education.
4. To step by step renew preschool education contents and methods to become compatible, appropriate, advanced and integrated with renewal of general education, properly preparing children for first grade, making active and practical contributions to raising education quality.
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