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High School to adopt state-authored history textbook

The Ministry of Education said Monday that a trial of the controversial state-authored history textbook will be conducted at only one school. The school -- Munmyeong High School in Gyeongsan, North Gy...

Updated : 2017.02.20 18:20

High-school apprenticeships gain traction

Most of this year’s high school graduates will choose to further their education, but Kim Sung-woo has decided to take a different path. Instead of enrolling in a university, the Steve Jobs wannabe c...

Updated : 2017.02.20 18:03

Ready for school -- and the academic race

Six-year-old Kim Lyu-hyun has yet to start school, but he is not new to sitting tight for a few straight hours to study. The child is comfortable reading and writing in his mother tongue, can add and ...

Updated : 2017.02.17 18:32

Dwight School to promote beauty of language through reading event

Dwight School Seoul will be hosting its fifth annual VIP Reading Day to promote the diversity of languages. Scheduled to take place at the international school’s campus in western Seoul on Tuesday, t...

Updated : 2017.02.16 18:00

Children's clothing, school products turn luxurious

Randosel backpacks (Yonhap)Top luxury brands popular with adults are also grabbing the market for children, their sales increasing as kids get ready to go back to school this month or next, industry o...

Updated : 2017.02.13 10:50

Paris 7 to open master's course on Korean independence movement history

Paris Diderot University, also known as Paris 7, will open a master's course on the Korean independence movement history later this year, the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan said Thursday. "(T...

Updated : 2017.01.19 10:38

Seoul to launch long-term survey of gifted students

South Korea’s Ministry of Education will conduct a study of gifted students following their academic and career path for 25 years after their graduation from state-run special education programs, it ...

Updated : 2017.01.18 17:35

KAIST to hold startup, investment conference

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is holding a two-day conference in Daejeon, in the center of South Korea, to provide support and assistance programs for potential startups, the ...

Updated : 2017.01.18 17:21

Learning to escape sinking ship at Gwangnaru Safety Experience Center

The call went out: “Abandon ship! Abandon ship!”As sirens wailed and speakers gave orders for all passengers to go up on deck after the stranded ship began to roll from side to side, a group of 6-ye...

Updated : 2017.01.18 13:42

Foreign textbooks increase coverage of Korea

Foreign publishers have increased coverage of South Korea in textbooks, with more of them marking maps with the Korean name for the sea between Korea and Japan, Seoul's education ministry said Tuesday...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:27

Renowned burns victim to teach at university

Lee Ji-sun, a burns victim renowned for her messages of hope, love and self-acceptance, will teach at a local university starting this March, her new employer said Tuesday.The 39-year-old will be form...

Updated : 2017.01.17 15:19

Korean parents think financial ability affects children’s education: poll

More than half of Korean parents believe their financial abilities affect the education environment of their children, a poll revealed Monday. According to a survey conducted by English education ins...

Updated : 2017.01.16 15:24

Korean becomes formal subject of French university entrance exam

PARIS (Yonhap) -- The French equivalent to the Korean College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) has added Korean as one of its formal foreign language subjects, the Korean Embassy to France said Sunday.Korean became the 23rd foreign language of the Baccalaureat, an academic test that French s...

Updated : 2017.01.15 21:47

Private education expenditure soars amid low consumer spending

South Korean households’ private education spending is growing much faster than their disposable income, statistics showed Thursday, posing a key challenge to the country’s efforts to revive the eco...

Updated : 2017.01.12 15:55

83 percent of five-year-olds in Korea go to hagwon

More than 83 percent of 5-year-olds and 36 percent of 2-year-olds in South Korea receive private education, a study revealed Monday.According to the report published by the Korea Institute of Child Ca...

Updated : 2017.01.09 16:06