Strategic plan set to reduce illiteracy
Around 90,000 illiterates to benefit from plan by end of 2014
The Kurdistan’s Ministry of Education has set a three-year plan to reduce the rate of illiteracy. According to the ministry, the rate should decrease from 16 percent in 2012 to 10 percent in 2014.
The Kurdistan Ministry of Education and its Iraqi counterpart, in cooperation with UNICEF, implemented a fasttrack literacy system of education to Kurdistan in 2004-2005, lars) should be allocated for 1000 fast-track literacy schools across Kurdistan per year, with the total for the three-year-plan estimated at around $9,000,000 (nine million dollars).
Haji explained that the ministry has managed its plan under the slogan of “Education for all people, towards a literate society”.
According to the official statistics of the ministry, the illit- around 90,000.
Haji also added that the ministry allocates a sum of 300,000 IQD for each student per year.
Based on the plan, the illiteracy rate according to Haji, will reduce to 10 percent by the end of 2014. He added that the ministry has provided mobile schools for the gypsies in Sulaimaniya province.
In regards to the sex of those who participate in the process;
Adult students attending a class in Kurdistan.