(The Independent) — Evolution will no longer be taught in Turkish secondary schools after being described as a “controversial subject” by the government.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has personally approved the change, which will be part of a new national curriculum being published later this month.
The head of the education ministry’s curriculum board, Alpaslan Durmuş, said a section on Darwinism would be cut from biology classes from 2019.
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