2017-2018 academic year began nationwide

Journalist A.Odontuya

2017-09-01 16:40 GMT+8

ULAANBAATAR (GoGo Mongolia) - On Sep 1, summer vacation comes to an end and 2017-2018  academic year officially kicks off nationwide. 

A total of 575,879 Mongolian children head to class today. Of which 73,545 children were beginning first grade. A total of 798 private and state owned secondary schools operate in the country, according to Education Ministry figures.

At a school in Zuunmod city, Tuv province, the first lesson of the beginners was about Chinggis Khan. Meanwhile, a total of 252,753 children attending to kindergarten nationwide. 

Our report team visited opening ceremonies of a kindergarten in Suhkbaatar district and a school in Tuv province. 

Photos by D.Javkhlantugs & O.Sukhbata

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