Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Ts.Tsogzolmaa met with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Mongolia Naomi Kitahara.
At the beginning of the meeting, Minister Ts.Tsogzolmaa expressed gratitude to the UNFPA for its support in training elementary school teachers. She exchanged views with Ms Naomi Kitahara on cooperation in enhancing hygiene conditions in schools to provide qualified health education and training local instructors on reproductive health, sex education and gender-based violence.
UNFPA is supporting the publication and delivery of 11000 education curriculums and instructions to elementary school teachers and 19500 to secondary and high school teachers.
According to the 2016-2020 Action plan of the Government, "Education curriculum shall include lessons on history and culture of Mongolia and health education" and a working group on reforming the health education curriculum was jointly established by the Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports and the Minister of Health. The education curriculum is now under development with the financial assistance of UNICEF and UNFPA.