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Children See Climate Change as ‘Mosquitoes’ Bothering Everyday Life

Children See Climate Change as ‘Mosquitoes’ Bothering Everyday Life

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Children experiencing disasters and abnormal weather caused by climate change are also being exposed to physical and mental problems, a charity group said. ChildFund Korea, a Seoul-based charity organization, conducted a focus group interview of 29 children between 11 and 16 years of age from Seoul, North Jeolla Province, [...]

Gov’t Considering Requiring At-home COVID-19 Tests for Young Students

Gov’t Considering Requiring At-home COVID-19 Tests for Young Students

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The education ministry is considering requiring kindergarten and elementary students to take rapid COVID-19 tests at home before going to school twice a week starting next month, officials said Monday. “We’re conducting discussions while leaving various possibilities open, including a measure to have students go to school after tests [...]

Over 3 in 10 Out-of-school Children at Risk of Suicide: Survey

Over 3 in 10 Out-of-school Children at Risk of Suicide: Survey

SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — More than three in 10 children out of school have been suffering depression, being at risk of possibly taking one’s own life, a survey showed Wednesday. The National Youth Policy Institute (NYPI) found through a survey that 35 percent and 29 percent of out-of-school children were experiencing depression and [...]

Child YouTubers Should be Understood as Being Engaged in Labor Rather than Play: Study

Child YouTubers Should be Understood as Being Engaged in Labor Rather than Play: Study

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The actions of children introducing toys or performing in YouTube videos should be understood as labor rather than play, a study showed Wednesday. A research team from Ewha Womans University observed and analyzed the child behaviors contained in 788 YouTube videos from nine channels among the nation’s top 100 [...]

Hyundai Mobis Develops Traffic Safety Education App for Children

Hyundai Mobis Develops Traffic Safety Education App for Children

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Thursday that it had developed a traffic safety education mobile app for children using gaze recognition technology. After showing virtual hazardous traffic situations that children can experience during commutes to and from school, the app uses gaze recognition technology [...]