As the centenary of the First World War approaches, a new poll shows there is outrage that defining moments and figures in British history can be relegated below the rise of Islam and civilisations of West Africa and South America.Good to see some people there are waking up, but will the government educational department listen to them? Don't bet on it.
Eight out of 10 Britons oppose moves allowing schools to stop teaching about Britain’s role in the World Wars to concentrate on “world history”. Fewer than one in 10 thinks schools should be allowed to duck lessons on the sacrifices of millions of soldiers.
An Ipsos Mori poll found 82 per cent want the First World War to be taught, while 84 per cent believe the Second World War should be compulsory.
In the survey of 973 Britons aged 15 or over, only seven per cent thought it right not to make the two conflicts required topics. The new curriculum begins in September, weeks after the centenary commemoration starts.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
BRITISH EDUCATION DIVISION WANTS TO SIDELINE OWN HISTORY FOR SAKE OF ISLAM
The good news is that this time, the British public appears to be angry about this latest dhimmitude:
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