China unveils outline for strengthening patriotic education

By: XinhuaFrom:English Edition of Xinhua | Updated: 2019-Nov-13 15:53
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BEIJING, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council have published an outline for promoting patriotic education in the new era.

Strengthening patriotic education in the new era is of great and far-reaching significance to inspiring a Chinese ethos, uniting the whole nation, securing a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, striving for the great success of socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era, and realizing the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation, said the document.

Patriotic education in the new era should be guided by Marxism-Leninism, Mao Zedong Thought, Deng Xiaoping Theory, the Theory of Three Represents, the Scientific Outlook on Development and Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, it said.

The education, on the theme of realizing the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation, should ensure that the love for the Party, the country and socialism go hand in hand, said the outline, stressing guiding people to safeguard national reunification and ethnic unity.

It stressed the role of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era in arming the whole Party and educating the people.

Patriotic education should also focus on education on socialism with Chinese characteristics, the Chinese Dream, China's national conditions and the world situation, as well as fine traditional Chinese culture.

According to the document, the education should focus on young Chinese and patriotism should be embedded in the whole process of school education.

The document required better use of mass media, fine literary and artistic works and online patriotic content to create a sound atmosphere for patriotic education in the new era.