In 2022, the student aid subsidy budget will exceed 68.8 billion yuan

  This newspaper, Beijing, May 16 (Reporter Yao Xiaodan) The Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security issued a notice on the 16th that the 2022 student aid subsidy budget will exceed 68.8 billion yuan, which will be used to implement ordinary high schools and secondary vocational schools. Education, Higher Education National Student Aid Policy.

In addition, the Ministry of Finance recently issued a fund of 23 billion yuan to support the development of preschool education in 2022, an increase of 3 billion yuan or 15% over the previous year, ranking first in the increase in the central government's transfer payment to local education.

  According to the regulations, the central finance shall bear the relevant student financial aid funds according to the proportion of the burden in different grades.

The notice requires all localities to increase transfer payments to difficult areas within their jurisdictions, allocate financial aid in full and in a timely manner, and ensure that student financial aid policies are in place.

The notice pointed out that all localities should do a good job in identifying students from families with financial difficulties, further improve the accuracy of funding, and do everything possible to help.

It is necessary to consider factors such as the level of economic development in different areas within the jurisdiction, the distribution of students from families with financial difficulties, and other factors, and scientifically allocate funding places and funds among districts, counties, and colleges, and cannot simply "one size fits all".

  The notice requires that the local education departments should guide schools to strictly implement the student financial aid policy, and do a good job of identifying students from families with financial difficulties for the first-year freshmen of ordinary high schools.

At the same time, it is necessary to further strengthen the dynamic monitoring of families at risk of returning to poverty or becoming impoverished. When families encounter difficulties, students should be included in the scope of funding in a timely manner to prevent students from dropping out of school due to poverty.

  The notice requires that all relevant colleges and universities shall not arbitrarily increase or decrease the number of national scholarships for undergraduates, national inspirational scholarships, and national scholarships for graduate students, and effectively implement the indicators to students.

When allocating national scholarships and bursaries for undergraduates, colleges and universities should give preference to key nationally supported disciplines and majors; when allocating national scholarships to graduate students, they should give preference to basic disciplines and disciplines (professions) that are urgently needed by the country, and give appropriate preference to urgently needed high-level talents .

  In addition, the Ministry of Finance recently issued 23 billion yuan of funds to support the development of preschool education in 2022. These funds are to support the expansion of the supply of inclusive resources, the construction, reconstruction and expansion of public kindergartens, and the development of inclusive private kindergartens.

The second is to support local governments to improve the funding mechanism for inclusive preschool education, and implement the standard of financial appropriation per student in public parks or the standard of public funding per student, and the subsidy standard for inclusive private parks.

The third is to support local governments to consolidate the subsidy system for young children, and subsidize children from financially disadvantaged families, orphans and children with disabilities to receive pre-school education.

The fourth is to support the improvement of the conditions for inclusive kindergartens, equip them with appropriate play aids and picture books, and improve the quality of education.