All children under the age of three will be provided with places in a nursery by the end of 2023, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday at a meeting of the Council for Strategic Development and National Projects.

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According to President Vladimir Putin, by the end of 2023, all children under three years of age should be provided with places in nursery groups of kindergartens. According to the President, the successful development of a person depends on quality education and versatile development. And the state should provide such opportunities throughout the country.

Now the construction of schools and kindergartens is going on everywhere. By the end of next year, all children under three years of age should be provided with places in a nursery. At the same time, the president recalled that in 2018, at the start of the project, the security was 78%. The head of state also stressed that from 2019 to 2024, at least 1,300 schools will be built and more than a million educational places will be created.

Previously, the network edition “Teacher’s newspaper” has already told on the data provided to the Ministry of Education. According to this information, the average accessibility of preschool education for children aged 3 to 7 as of November 1 was 99.6%, and in 79 Russian regions it was 100%. Over the past 10 years, the number of children who go to kindergartens and nurseries has increased by 30%, in 2022 it will be 7.3 million children.