Jiangsu preschool education reaps initial fruits
Children at a rural kindergarten in Gaoyou, Jiangsu, play with toy water guns. [Photo/jyt.jiangsu.gov.cn]
Most importantly, the reform has helped foster healthy and harmonious bonds between students and teachers for a happier overall environment.
The government has also provided financial support to offer all teachers, including unauthorized or non-permanent teachers, equal treatment and pay since the reforms were initiated.
"Our children and teachers are now fully respected, their relationships enhanced, and happiness increased," a provincial education department official said. "We aim to make preschool education in Jiangsu better and better."