17 June 2020, Mersin Province, Turkey. - In compliance with the decision of the Government of the Republic of Turkey on the opening of private pre-school institutions throughout the country, from June 3, the work of the Pre-school Educational Center attached to the branch of Moscow International Private School (MIPS) located in Silifke has resumed. Forty out of sixty kids have already returned to the MIPS classrooms. Four teachers and three teacher assistants are working with children.


On Monday, June 1, school employees turned up to work. Classrooms, refectory and other premises were prepared to meet children: the school was disinfected and sanitized. The schedule of the kindergarten and children’s daily routine have not changed, but the school now lives according to the new rules: all measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, prescribed by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Turkey, are strictly observed.


Peak of the pandemic is over, and life is gradually returning to its usual course. Children stayed at home for a long time, and it was not easy for their parents to go through this period. Now it is important for both parents and school staff to be aware that the epidemiological threat remains, treating children with special attention and care. The number of families of Russian specialists arriving in Turkey to work at Akkuyu NPP will grow, new pupils will replenish classes in the new academic year, so during the summer holidays the school needs to be best prepared for life in new realities,” said the managing director of AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC for GR and International Cooperation Alexey Frolov.


From mid-June to the end of summer, kids camp for schoolchildren will be working in the MIPS Silifke branch, to which 18 children have already been signed up.

“Since June 3, a kindergarten has been opened for our children. In addition, from June 22, we will also kick start a children's school camp, we are looking forward to accept our children,” said Julia Andreeva, deputy director for academic affairs at the MIPS Silifke branch.


During quarantine, kindergarten pupils did not sit idle: classes were conducted in the remote learning mode under the tactful guidance of teachers.