According to an article Sohu published, starting this spring, all schools in Jiangxi Province will introduce “red culture” courses, and use the “red culture” textbooks that the Ministry of Education Development Research Center, the Jiangxi Provincial Party Committee Education Working Committee, and the Provincial Department of Education developed jointly. This set of textbooks ranges from kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, high school and also including secondary vocational schools, to college including higher vocational colleges. This will be the first set of “red culture” textbooks in China.
Yu Weiyue, deputy director of the Department of Basic Education of the Ministry of Education, stated that the purpose of the preparation of “red culture” textbooks is to “plant the seeds of love for the party, patriotism, and the people in the hearts of children; to apply these sentiments to their daily behavior, and to have them become part of their lifelong values.”
Deputy Governor of the Jiangxi Provincial Government said that Jiangxi Province will take the lead in the country to promote the “red culture” in the campus and the classroom, and strive to spread the “red culture” education to the rest of the country.
Source: Sohu, March 2, 2019