The number of history lessons in schools will not be increased due to the new course

We are talking about the restructuring of the historical block, in particular “Russia in the world”, which will allow us to consider the process from the point of view of the influence of Russian history on the world, the department explained. It is not expected to increase the hourly load

The introduction of an additional history course for high school students does not imply an increase in the workload and an increase in teaching hours in this discipline, RBC explained in the press service of the Ministry of Education.

The department clarified that we are talking about the restructuring of the historical block, in particular the course «Russia in the world».

“Earlier there was a course “Russia in the world”, now it has been rethought, expanded, supplemented by a new central block “Russia” my story»,— they said there.

The ministry believes that this course “allows us to consider the historical process from the point of view of the influence of national history on world history.

We are not talking about an additional hourly load, first of all about the restructuring of blocks for the study of history, in particular the block “Russia in the world”, explained in the department.

Earlier, Minister of Education Sergei Kravtsov announced plans to introduce an additional integrated history course in high school called “Russia”; my story” to “already at a new level with high school students once again discuss those significant historical events, facts, their influence on the formation” Russian state. In his opinion, this will allow schoolchildren to form a “competent picture of the worldview.” “Today, the main stages, the main events of modern history are studied in the ninth grade. These are issues related to the February and October revolutions, the Great Patriotic War, these are the 1990s, this is the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia, — the head of the Ministry of Education recalled, expressing confidence that “today's events related to the end of the eight-year war will take their rightful place” in the updated course.

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In mid-April, Kravtsov announced that schools would start studying history from the first grade. However, he later clarified that he meant historical enlightenment. “History <…> will be studied from the fifth grade, but already from elementary school it can be discussed within the framework of the subject “World around”; the history of their family, their region, their region, their small homeland. Visit museums, exhibitions & mdash; this can be done within the framework of extracurricular, extracurricular activities,»,— he explained.

Earlier, three teachers from Moscow schools told RBC that the authorities held an online meeting for teachers of history and social studies with the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maria Zakharova, at which she presented the Russian position on the military operation in Ukraine and answered to questions from teachers. In particular, answering the question of what to say to children who do not support military operations in a neighboring country, Zakharova repeated the position of President Vladimir Putin on the “demilitarization” of and “denazification” Ukraine. According to the teachers, she stated that “Russia is not invading anywhere, but protecting the republics of the LPR and DPR.” “Maria Vladimirovna called the special operation the way it is called, — namely, a special operation to enforce peace,»,— told RBC the history teacher of school No. 1741 Pavel Pankin.

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