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Queen Rania Foundation Launches Mobile Application to Support Early Childhood Education

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Queen Rania Foundation Launches Mobile Application to Support Early Childhood Education

The Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development (QRF)launched its first free educational mobile application ‘Karim and Jana’ for children aged 3-6 years old.Developed by QRF in support of the National Strategy for Human Resource Development (HRD), the application allows parents to take part in improving their children’s numeracy skills and help them
prepare for school.

The HRD strategy prioritizes early childhood education through several projects, emphasizing its powerful role in developing children’s basic skills while making use of technology and media to support improvements in ECED provision. The mobile application is part of QRF’s efforts to provide essential learning opportunities to children of preschool age, who might not have access to early childhood education. Research has shown that more than a third of children in Jordan between the ages of three and six have never been taught letters, numbers or words, and that more than a third of mothers in Jordan do not read to their children under the age of five.

Moreover, in comparison with other middle- income  countries, in Jordan children’s enrollment rates in kindergartens and nurseries are very low. The Karim and Jana application comprises of games intended to prepare children for school, by improving their math skills and understanding of numbers and shapes, as well as their basic knowledge of addition and subtraction in a fun manner, through simple games, songs and stories.

The app is an initiative to help parents introduce their children to easy tools that help them achieve the required knowledge to for better education.
The Karim and Jana application is available for download on all mobile devices and is also available on Google Play and Apple Store.

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