Global initiative on out-of-school children
KYRGYZSTAN Country Study
This report is prepared for the Kyrgyz Republic as part of the Global Out-of-School Children Initiative (OOSCI). UNICEF and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) launched a Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children at the beginning of 2010 with a goal to introduce a more systematic approach to address the problem of out of school children and guide concrete education sector reforms in this regard. Kyrgyz Republic joined the initiative in 2011. The objective is to improve statistical information and analysis on OOSC and to scrutinize factors of exclusion from schooling and existing policies related to enhanced participation.