The Ministry of education of Turkey has ruled out the theory of evolution of Charles Darwin from the educational program in schools across the country. According to Minister Ismet Yilmaz, the idea of evolution is «just a theory» and «requires a separate discussion.»
About it reports on Sunday, January 15, the Turkish magazine TJournal with reference to the newspaper Haberturk.
The Minister said that next year, instead of the theory of evolution students will examine the impact of environmental conditions on genetic changes.
The newspaper reminds that the Turkish authorities regularly change the educational program for ideological reasons. In addition, over the past 20 years, the country has had 10 Ministers of education, each of which implemented their own standards, resulting in the education system in Turkey was in decline.