Ismet Yilmaz, the Minister of National Education in Turkey on Friday announced the new curriculum draft for school. After the draft is finalized, textbooks will be published based on the new draft to be used starting from 2017-2018 academic year.
The new curriculum draft brings some radical changes:
- The failed coup attempt will be included in Social Studies courses starting from the 6th grade.
- The overall academic difficulty is reduced.
- Evolution Theory is excluded from Biology courses. The related unit named “The Origins of Life and the Evolution” is replaced with “Living Beings and Environment”. [sol.org.tr] Read more