Strate­gic plan set to re­duce il­lit­er­acy

Around 90,000 il­lit­er­ates to ben­e­fit from plan by end of 2014

The Kurdish Globe - - FRONT PAGE -

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.

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