Maihüü


Basic information
Interviewee ID: 990148
Name: Maihüü
Parent's name: Mijig
Ovog: Ohin
Sex: f
Year of Birth: 1955
Ethnicity: Halh

Additional Information
Education: tusgai dund
Notes on education:
Work: kindergarten director
Belief: none
Born in: Manlai sum, Ömnögovi aimag
Lives in: Manlai sum (or part of UB), Ömnögovi aimag
Mother's profession: cook
Father's profession: sum, negdel deputy director


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Summary of Interview 080822B with Maihüü


In this interview Maihüü tells about the nursery school where she has been working for thirty-five years. When she first arrived she found the nursery without toys for children to play. There were no books or manuals for teachers either. The contrast between the nursery schools in Ulaanbaatar and those in the country-side was phenomenal. It was only in 1979, in the year dedicated to children, that all nursery schools across the country were provided with toys.


Maihüü compares the nursery school in the socialist period and today. In the past, for example, nursery school teachers had to improve their qualification once each five years, and food in nurseries was good. In the socialist period, families had many children, but today only two on average.