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Official Statement on Kindergartens

Xinhua, the Chinese state news agency issued the following statement on Friday.

Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, November

In light of the recent infringement of young children in kindergartens, the Office of Education Steering Committee of the State Council issued an urgent circular on the 24th and immediately deployed a special supervision and inspection of the normative behavior of kindergartens in the whole country. It demands effective reduction of the incidence of similar incidents, to ensure the majority of children’s physical and mental health.

“In the recent past, many infants have been abused  in kindergartens, causing bad effects and causing serious harm to the infants and their families.” The circular pointed out: “The occurrence of these incidents shows that some places and kindergartens still have mismanaging systems

According to the circular, all localities should immediately organize special supervision and inspection of the performance of kindergartens in accordance with the requirements of the “Law on the Protection of Juveniles”, the “Teachers’ Law”, the Regulations on the Administration of Kindergartens, the Procedures for the Administration of Kindergartens and the Measures for the Supervision and Administration of Parks and Homes Conducted by Kindergartens, focusing on examining the building of ethics and morality and timely detection of problems and rectification. Kindergartens hurting young children and other malignant events, must be resolutely found, investigated and dealt with, and must resolutely prevent the occurrence of kindergarten child injury, and effectively protect the safety and health of children.

The circular stressed that education administrations and kindergartens throughout the country should further strengthen risk management and control of kindergartens, strengthen access control, and strengthen supervision over technical means to form a normalized regulatory mechanism, establish and improve the accountability mechanism for handling emergencies in kindergartens, clarify the relevant responsibilities, and hold responsible persons responsible for serious accidents or adverse social impacts caused by inadequate management.

The circular also requires that all localities should establish a routine monitoring system for behavior of kindergartens and parks, keep abreast of the behavior and basic operation of kindergartens and parks, and submit relevant data and information as required. Especially significant events must be properly handled, timely reported, and protection of kindergarten should have standardized management and healthy development.

The original Chinese follows,

新华社北京11月24日电

针对近期多地发生幼儿在幼儿园受到侵害事件,国务院教育督导委员会办公室24日发出紧急通知,部署立即在全国开展幼儿园规范办园行为专项督导检查,要求有效减少类似事件发生,确保广大幼儿的身心健康。

“近期多地发生幼儿在幼儿园受到侵害事件,影响恶劣,给受害幼儿及家庭造成重大伤害,后果十分严重。”通知指出,“这些事件的发生,反映出一些地方和幼儿园仍然存在管理不善、制度不落实、执行不到位的现象。”

通知要求,各地要按照《未成年保护法》《教师法》《幼儿园管理条例》《幼儿园工作规程》和《幼儿园规范办园行为督导评估办法》有关要求,立即组织开展幼儿园办园行为专项督导检查,重点检查师德师风建设情况,及时发现问题,进行整改。对幼儿园伤害幼儿等恶性事件,坚决发现一起,查处一起,坚决防止幼儿园伤害幼儿事件的发生,切实保障幼儿安全健康。

通知强调,各地教育行政部门和幼儿园要进一步加强幼儿园风险管控,强化准入管理,强化技术手段监管,形成常态化监管工作机制。建立和完善幼儿园突发事件应急处理问责机制,明确相关责任,对因管理不到位造成重大事故或造成恶劣社会影响的,要依法追究有关责任人责任。

通知同时要求,各地要建立幼儿园办园行为常态监测机制,及时了解幼儿园办园行为和基本运行情况,按要求报送相关数据信息。特别是对重大事件要妥善处理,及时上报,保障幼儿园不断规范管理,健康发展。

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