General education sees marked progress

This year the primary and secondary education has been improved a level higher across the country.

In cities and counties in-service training was given to teachers through the online education system to improve their qualifications.

Provinces, cities and counties took appropriate steps to ensure the newly-established IT senior middle schools would be staffed with competent teachers.

And educational methods based on modern science and technology were widely invented and introduced into practice.

In Pyongyang alone, more than 80 model lessons were created and a series of educational aid programs were developed to raise the teaching effectiveness.