Massive reeducation begins in the UK, to make sure that no one — no one — opposes the spread of the jihad there. Why, to do so would be “Islamophobic.” By Laura Clark in the Daily Mail, with thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist:
Children will be taught race relations and multiculturalism with every subject they study -from Spanish to science – under controversial changes to the school curriculum announced by the Government.
In music and art, they could have to learn Indian and Chinese songs and instruments, and West African drumming “¢ ‘School drop-outs regret leaving’
In maths and science, key Muslim contributions such algebra and the number zero will be emphasised to counter Islamophobia.
And in English, pupils will study literature on the experiences of migration – such as Zadie Smith’s novel White Teeth, or Brick Lane, by Monica Ali.
Chaucer? Shakespeare? Milton? Donne? Keats? Wordsworth? Browning? Hardy? Austen? Nah. Zadie Smith and Monica Ali.
One critic accused Education Secretary Alan Johnson of ‘politicising’ lessons with the new agenda. Tory MP Douglas Carswell, a member of the Commons education select committee, said schools will be vehicles for multicultural propaganda and classrooms turned into ‘laboratories for politically-correct thought’.
Mr Johnson was also attacked over attempts to put Britishness on the curriculum as it emerged that suggested core values are so woolly they could apply to many countries.
With concerns that standards in the three Rs are unacceptable, ministers will also face accusations that they are diverting attention away from vital subjects.
Under the recommendations – put forward in a report by former headmaster Sir Keith Ajegbo -teachers will be expected to make ‘explicit references to cultural diversity’ in as many subjects as possible….
However, Mr Carswell said: ‘This report is prescribing precisely the wrong medicine to heal the wounds of a society that multiculturalism has divided. This is a stark example of the politically- correct lobby hijacking the citizenship agenda.
‘Recent arrivals to this country have all the more reason to be given a sense of what we are all about so they can become part of it and share it. But instead this will give the green light to every politically-correct Left-Wing educationist to further undermine our society.’…