Pyongyang, April 2 (KCNA) — The DPRK enforces the universal 12-year compulsory education on a full scale this year.
In this regard, Rodong Sinmun in an editorial Sunday stresses that the education of the rising generations is a very important work decisive of the nation’s destiny.
Education should be steadily improved and the rising generations be trained into genuine revolutionaries and reliable pillars of the country in order to achieve the prosperity of the country and the nation and carry forward to completion the revolutionary cause of Juche, the revolutionary cause of Songun, the editorial says, and goes on:
The Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) unfolded a grand blueprint for developing the overall education and turning the DPRK into a country of education and talents and has wisely led the work for its materialization.
The historic 7th WPK Congress clearly indicated the orientation and ways for preparing the new generations politically and ideologically, training them as versatile talents possessed of high creativity, noble virtue and stalwart physical strength and making all the working people contribute to the prosperity of the country through life-long learning.
Thanks to the wise leadership of the Party which ushered in a great heyday for developing the Juche-oriented education, a broad avenue was opened for the DPRK to catch up with the education level of developed countries at Mallima speed and push forward the building of a power of talents.
Immensely rosy is the future of the country guided by respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un who set this year as a year of science and education and gives energetic guidance so that the country can emerge victorious in bringing about a radical development in education in the new century with main emphasis put on building a power of talents.
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