According to Xinhua, China’s Ministry of Education has issued a directive asking Chinese schools to re-enforce patriotic education using innovative methods such as the new media.
In the directive, the Ministry of Education declared that schools at all levels must creatively carry out the patriotic campaign with a focus on the new media on the Internet. Schools are required to integrate the patriotic spirit into curriculum standards, textbooks, and exams and evaluations at the primary and secondary levels and in higher education; and also into morals, Chinese, history, geography, physical education, arts and other endeavors.
The directive calls for launching special campaigns in universities with the themes of “I love my motherland” and “Always follow the Party.”
Source: Xinhua, February 9, 2016