Quebec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge has unveiled the new curriculum that will replace the province’s current ethics and religious culture program.
The new program, called Quebec Citizenship and Culture, represents a “major transformation” and will include a focus on critical thinking, the minister said. The current program, which is known as ERC and is compulsory for students, has been in place since 2008.
The new curriculum is set to be taught in some schools next year as part of a pilot project and it will be in elementary and high schools across Quebec as of 2023.
In the section about culture, students will be taught about the foundations of
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