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Gov’t Tightens Virus Guidelines Against Cram Schools

Gov’t Tightens Virus Guidelines Against Cram Schools

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s education ministry on Tuesday released tightened guidelines for cram schools to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus on fears of group transmissions breaking out in the private-sector education institutions. Under the advisory, local and provincial governments will be able to impose a ban on group activities [...]

Gov’t to Strengthen Crackdown on Irregularities in Private Education

Gov’t to Strengthen Crackdown on Irregularities in Private Education

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The education ministry said Friday it will conduct a special crackdown on alleged irregularities in the private education sector, including high-priced consulting services tailored for college admission. The move is part of the government’s pre-emptive measures to tackle potential rises in expensive private tutoring services as the government has [...]