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YouTuber Now Among Top 10 Occupations Desired by Elementary Students: Survey

YouTuber Now Among Top 10 Occupations Desired by Elementary Students: Survey

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — YouTuber is now one of the 10 occupations most desired by South Korean elementary school students, while scientist has been pushed out of the top 10, a government survey showed Thursday. In the survey of thousands of young students by government agencies earlier this year, professional athlete replaced teacher [...]

Study Shows Parents Give Smartphones to Children to Being Distracted During Work

Study Shows Parents Give Smartphones to Children to Being Distracted During Work

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — While 6 out of 10 parents with infant children recognize the educational potential of smartphones, only 1 out of 10 parents actually used mobile educational applications for children. Roughly 60 percent of parents said they let their children play with smartphones to entertain them or so that they could [...]

Daycare Center Usage Way Below Gov’t 40 pct Target: Data

Daycare Center Usage Way Below Gov’t 40 pct Target: Data

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The proportion of children using national and public kindergartens and childcare centers is expected to hover below 40 percent, short of the government’s target, official data showed Wednesday. President Moon Jae-in earlier set a goal to expand government support for parents with young children, vowing to more than triple [...]

Smartphone Dependence Growing Among Young Children

Smartphone Dependence Growing Among Young Children

SEOUL, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — With reliance on smartphones increasing among toddlers and young children, educational classes on fighting Internet addiction will now be offered to preschoolers. According to government officials, the Ministry of Science and ICT will be holding classes regarding Internet addiction prevention targeting pre-school children for the first time starting August [...]

Siemens and Asan Medical Center Co-develop CT Scan Method for Children

Siemens and Asan Medical Center Co-develop CT Scan Method for Children

SEOUL, Jul. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Medical technology giant Siemens Healthineers and Seoul’s Asan Medical Center have joined hands to develop a CT scan technology that makes it easier for doctors to take a CT scan of children who have a hard time holding their breath. Existing CT technology is based on scans made in [...]

VistaJet Launches the Most Extensive Children’s Private Travel Program

VistaJet Launches the Most Extensive Children’s Private Travel Program

LONDON, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, today announced the launch of Adventures in the Sky, the most extensive travelers’ program designed especially for children. With one in four of VistaJet flights in 2017 having a child on-board*, offering activities dedicated to young travelers is proving increasingly [...]