A new textbook for high school students according to the course of history of Ukraine, which incorporates fresh head About the events of 2014 - 2016 in the country, presented on the first day of the week in Kiev.
The author of the manual is the Deputy Minister of education of Ukraine, the modern Ukrainian historian Pavlo Polyanskiy. The textbook has been approved by the Ministry of education and science of Ukraine and included in the official list of textbooks with appropriate stamp for use in secondary schools in 2016 - 2017 academic year, reports RIA " Novosti ". 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. Programs for schools rewritten with "ukrainocentrism" point of view before 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 10 - eleven classes 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. The Ministry of education and science in the past year approved a " Concept of national-Patriotic education of children and youth ". According to the text of the concept, an important role in awareness-raising activities will be required 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 and other Ukrainian liberation projects." Of particular importance, According to the document, acquires familiarity with the history of the " heroic struggle of the Ukrainian people for independence throughout its historical path, for example in the XX-XXI centuries is OUN*,* UPA, the dissident movement, the Student Revolution on granite, the Orange Revolution, the Revolution of dignity and others."
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