The Ministry of education and science of Ukraine (MES) check the contents of the textbooks published in 2012-2016, for compliance with the " realities of today ".
"To conduct a thorough analysis of the substantive scientific and methodological literature, published for 2012-2016, having a corresponding fingerboard Ministry of education and science of Ukraine, regarding its conformity to the realities of today and submit before 5 December 2016 proper results and proposals ", – quoted by the news Agency the text of the order of Ministry.
In addition, until December 20, publishers are required to obtain letters about the correctness of the content of textbooks. In the text of the order is not reported, what is meant by the term " realities ". Remember, in October in Kiev presented the new textbook for high school students according to the course of history of Ukraine, which incorporates fresh head about the events of the 2014-2016 in the country. The events on the Maidan in February 2014 in the textbook called the Revolution of dignity, and the conflict in the Donbass described As a Russian-Ukrainian war. On September 9, it was announced that the Ministry of education and science of Ukraine (MES) changed the program of history and geography for high school students. As stressed in the press-service of Department, teaching program in fact revised from "ukrainocentrism" point of view, and the Events which are studied in the course of history of Ukraine, harmonized with the European history. As said the Director of the Department of General secondary and preschool education Yuri Kononenko, significantly changed the program in geography, where Ukraine is considered in the context of the world economy, taking account of new realities in industry, agriculture, foreign trade. The Board of the Ministry approved 25 new programs for grade 9, and nine programs for grades 10-11 of secondary schools. According to the head of the Ministry of science and education Lilia Hrynevych, the leadership of the Ministry has the task of recording changes in the curriculum in the light of historical events that occurred in the country over the past 2 years. In 2015 mon year approved the " Concept of national-Patriotic education of children and young people ", according to which an important role in educational activities is bound to take the recovery of the historical memory about the periods of the state tradition in Ukraine, for example, " periods of Kievan Rus, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Zaporozhian Hetmanate, the Ukrainian people's Republic, the Hetmanate of Pavlo Skoropadsky, the Western Ukrainian people's Republic, Carpathian Ukraine ". Attention, according to the document, acquires the value of the history of the country on the path to independence.