Municipality-run kindergartens in Yerevan overloaded
It proves that taking children to kindergarten is a problem is Armenia, Hraparak daily reports. A woman residing in Kentron administrative district of Yerevan told Hraparak that her child was denied admission to any of 4 kindergartens in Kentron district with an explanation that all kindergartens are overloaded, and therefore she had to take her child to a kindergarten in Davitashen district.
Yerevan Mayor’s Office told the paper that kindergartens are overloaded because they are free of charge.
“Mayor’s Office did not take into account possible consequences that might follow its decision to make kindergarten attendance free of charge,” the paper writes.
“One of the key achievements of the project implemented with UNDP/GEF support is the inclusion and support of extra-curricular environmental education as a strategic approach. This was a direct result of the series of roundtables jointly organized with EEN members and policymakers,” adds Sahakyan.