In recent years, there exists a debatable question of whether studying the
of pupils’ own country or studying the
is more important, has aroused people’s curiosity.
acquiring knowledge of
necessity, the national or local
should be on schools high agenda.
Several reasons can shed light on why it is vitally important to study
. One of those underlying reasons is the fact that the modern trend towards globalization makes it all the more necessary for
to have some knowledge of people from other ethnic groups and different traditions. Armed with
broader perspective, it will be easier for them to form a mutual understanding if they know about the origins and past development of other people across the
. Another compelling reason is that a study of
provides youngsters with an overview of the
mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
of nations and how international historical events,
as the end of colonialism, have shaped contemporary society.
, the value of learning local
should not be neglected.
, knowing about the past of
or country will foster a sense of belonging and pride in each child.
, by studying how earlier generations fought and made sacrifices for the freedom of the country, Vietnamese youngsters will appreciate more the value of the way of life and liberty that they enjoy today.
of importance, young children have the opportunity in terms of learning about the origins and
of their motherland through
lessons. They in turn will gain an intimate understanding of each traditional event, and be motivated to carry on the best customs for generations to come.
In conclusion, notwithstanding the importance for schoolboys and schoolgirls to learn international
pale into significance when compared to domestic