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Government says it values early childhood education

5 December 2019

Tanzania has reiterated its commitment to promoting early childhood education and health given their significance as the foundations of supplementary learning. On 4 December in Dar-es-Salaam, at the 7th Annual Research Institute organised by the Aga Khan University - Institute of Educational Development, Tanzanian Minister for Education, Professor Joyce Ndalichako, said the government of Tanzania had ratified several international conventions and declarations aimed at promoting and improving childhood education. The government decided to offer free basic education and also directed that all public primary schools across the country should have kindergarten classes.