Brazil is going through a politically sensitive time. After two decades of reconciliation projects, Jair Bolsonaro was elected president in 2018.
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What are the implications of the new History curriculum proposal of the Brazil’s National Common Curricular Base (BNCC) for those who teach History? How is it possible to understand this material?
Street demonstrations and movements that have occupied schools and universities have moved the Brazilian political scene. Traditionally, young people have been regarded as the embodiment of novelty and change.
In Brazil: All history teachers are Communists, says a student in the film Diabolo Menthe (English release: Peppermint Soda – 1977). The father reacts with indignation, fearing political proselytism.
What should Brazilian students learn, about History, at school? Who has the responsibility to decide on it? Brazil, Sept 15: BNCC – the proposal of a novel curriculum causes dispute.