Education minister denies Chinese culture purge

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-08-08

The education minister, Pan Wen-chung, has rejected accusations that the government is

(CNA file photo)

trying to remove Chinese culture from its social studies curriculum guidelines. Pan was speaking Tuesday.

Pan said the guidelines on social studies have been reviewed by the National Academy for Educational Research. To seek public opinion, the academy is planning to hold 22 hearings from September. It will then submit the guidelines to the education ministry for approval.

Pan said the guidelines aim to introduce Taiwanese history, Chinese history and world history by focusing on specific topics, without any ideas of de-Sinicization.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.