Since September of this year school students will study history of Ukraine according to the new program.
About it reported the UNIAN in a press - service of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
In particular, by data a press - services, MON developed and approved changes to the program in history of Ukraine and a world history for pupils of 5-12 classes.
These changes, noted in the Ministry of Education, are directed on gap overcoming between contents of the textbook and the newest practices of a domestic historiography.
"Especially it concerns history of the XX century next to us which throughout a long time contained most of all so-called "white spots". Today, thanks to opening of earlier inaccessible funds of archives, an intensification of researches, in particular thanks to attraction to work of new generation of historians, many unknown still the facts and events" are established, - are spoken in the message.
Much more widely, by data a press - services, in the new school program are displayed history of formation and development of the Ukrainian liberation movement, fight against it totalitarian modes. Children will know in more detail about a crime of genocide of the Ukrainian people - the Holodomor of 1932-1933, mass repressions of the communistic power 20-50-x years of the last century, fight of the Organization of the Ukrainian nationalists and the Ukrainian insurgent army, opposition of dissident movement to a totalitarian mode.
Therefore, independence restoration becomes on August 24, 1991 clear as natural result of centuries-old fight of Ukrainians for freedom, is emphasized in the message.
On belief of the Ministry of Education, the new program will help pupils to understand more accurately events of the past and, probably, it is better to understand problems of the Ukrainian present.