By 2018-2019 academic year, all students of grades 5-6 will receive sets of textbooks of a new generation. This was announced at the board meeting of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic.
More than three million copies of the new generation textbooks are being prepared for release. The textbooks have been developed and tested with the assistance of the World Bank’s «Support for Reforms in the Education Sector» project.
The development of textbooks of a new generation in mathematics and subjects of the natural science for the 7th and 8th grades was started with the support of the ADB project «Sector Development Program.»
It is reported that about 83 percent of the schoolchildren received new books in 2017.
The Ministry actively developed the National Repository of Open Educational Resources during the year. Today it has 752 textbooks, including teaching materials used in schools of Kyrgyzstan. The electronic library contains 621 theses, 1,066 rare digitized books.
The agency negotiated with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation on the adaptation of the best Russian textbooks on the natural-mathematical cycle to the standards of Kyrgyzstan.