Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)
Gia Lai (VNA) - All 17 districts and towns in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai have met target of universal preschool education for five-year-old children, according to the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET).

An inspection by the MoET from December 22-24 showed that 99.7 percent of five-year-old children in Gia Lai attended school this year and 99.3 percent of them completed kindergarten programme.

The rate of school attendance among other age groups also rose remarkably, with 76 percent of children aging from 3-5 going to kindergarten in 2015, compared to 68.7 percent in 2011.

The results were spurred by the efficient planning of school network and prompt implementation of policies related to children.

In addition to improving capacity for teachers and managers, the province also paid attention to upgrading facilities in the schools, including fresh water supply and modern teaching equipment.-VNA