The Government of Kyrgyz Republic has made considerable progress in addressing the challenge of out-of-school children. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics the number of out of school children has decreased almost 5% between 2009 and 2010. This is the beginning of a positive trend.
The Government of Turkey and the UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) co-organized a Ministerial Conference on the theme of ‘including all children in quality learning’. The Conference was held in Istanbul from 10-13 December 2013.Read More
Country Innovations for equity
In Tajikistan, compulsory education (primary and lower-secondary) is guaranteed for all children, free of charge, under Article 41 of Tajikistan’s Constitution. Basic education starts at age seven years and lasts nine years: four years of primary and five years of lower secondary. There are two years of upper secondary education. Together, grades 1-11 are referred to as general secondary education.