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Seoul to Create ‘Eco-Friendly Daycare Centers’ in 125 Locations

Seoul to Create ‘Eco-Friendly Daycare Centers’ in 125 Locations

SEOUL, Jul. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) will, for the first time, open the first daycare center in Seoul this year that has greatly increased natural experience and play activities for the children. The city government said Monday that it will start with 20 “eco-friendly daycare centers” this year and operate [...]

1 in 4 Parents Say Daycare Centers Should Punish Their Children for Bad Behavior

1 in 4 Parents Say Daycare Centers Should Punish Their Children for Bad Behavior

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — While child abuse at daycare centers is becoming a serious social issue in South Korea, one out of four parents of toddlers think teachers at daycare centers or kindergartens can impose corporal punishment on children for discipline. The Korea Institute of Child Care and Education (KICCE) conducted a survey [...]

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 [...]