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Múlaborg Preschool was formally opened in January 1975. Múlaborg preschool has always been a place where both children with and without disabilities can learn and grow together in an inclusive environment. Múlaborg is a four-group preschool for 80 children aged 1 to 6. The groups are called Kisudeild, Bangsadeild, Ungadeild, and Hvolpadeild. Three new groups were added in 2023, Krummadeild, Lundadeild, and Ugludeild.
Preschool Director: Kristín Árnadóttir.
Want to know more about Múlaborg? In this very short video, we give a glimpse of the preschool activities. It was made by Erla Stefánsdóttir and Antonía Lárusdóttir for the the Department of Education & Youth
The values of Múlaborg are respect, trust, and equality
At Múlaborg preschool, we use the concepts of experience, interest, and activity from John Dewey and Howard Garner's theory of multiple intelligences to guide our teaching approach. We also incorporate ideas from Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky on the construction of knowledge. As an inclusive school, we prioritize equality and inclusivity in all aspects, including promoting equal rights for women and men, and creating a welcoming environment for children with and without disabilities to learn, work, and interact together. At Múlaborg, we provide advice for teaching children with disabilities to professionals and other interested parties.
Do you want to know more about the philosophy and daily operations of Múlaborg? In Múlaborg's school curriculum, you'll find detailed information about the school's philosophical emphasis and approach to play, learning, and work.
The operational plan for the school year 2022-2023 is being prepared
What's ahead for Múlaborg? In the operational plan, you'll find, among other things, the school's internal and external evaluations for the last year, an improvement plan, the preschool calendar, and much more.
We are all in this together, and as the proverb goes it takes a village to raise a child. Reykjavík City preschools make targeted efforts to consult with and increase parent involvement in preschool activities. All Reykjavík City preschools have parent associations and parent councils.
Múlaborg Preschool falls under North Center. North Center provides a wide range of services to the residents of Laugardalur and Háaleiti and is a comprehensive information source for municipal services. The Center provides welfare services, school services to preschool and primary schools, day care and recreational counseling, and various other services.
In November 2022, a preschool extension was opened to accommodate 60 children. With this expansion, the preschool can now serve 140 children. This expansion is a part of the Bridging the Gap development initiative, which aims to bridge the gap parental leave and preschool.