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U.S. AP Curriculum Distorts Korean History

U.S. AP Curriculum Distorts Korean History

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK), a civic group promoting the country and its history online for an international audience, said Wednesday that an Advanced Placement (AP) textbook published in the U.S. this year severely distorts Korean history. “AP World History: Modern” for 2021 published by McGraw-Hill lists [...]

Japanese High School History Curriculum Revision Intensifies Claim to Dokdo Islets

Japanese High School History Curriculum Revision Intensifies Claim to Dokdo Islets

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced yesterday that high school curriculum guidelines to teach all Japanese students that the disputed islets of Dokdo (known as Takeshima in Japan) belong to Japan will be distributed to teachers in 2019, three years ahead of schedule. The ministry [...]