Chinese schools expand traditional culture classes

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More schools in China are now adopting traditional Chinese culture classes. Schools will use new classical textbooks featuring Chinese philosophers such as Confucius later this year. CCTV’s Grace Brown visited one of the pilot schools and filed this report.

Chinese schools expand traditional culture classes

Chinese schools expand traditional culture classes

More schools in China are now adopting traditional Chinese culture classes. Schools will use new classical textbooks featuring Chinese philosophers such as Confucius later this year. CCTV's Grace Brown visited one of the pilot schools and filed this report.

Highlights:

  • Teachers say the aim is not just to teach students ancient skills, but also the meaning behind them.
  • Once this strategy reaches schools across the nation, finding enough classical teachers will be the next challenge.