New Zealand is taking steps to ensure that its children are well-educated about the country’s history of British colonization and the indigenous Maori people.
Reuters reported that on Wednesday, the government proposed a national curriculum covering these topics that all teachers must follow. The curriculum is planned to be introduced next year.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, “Let us teach it, let us learn it and let us remember it. Let us share our history with every student in every school…”