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Medical Community Adopts VR Technology for Education of Medical Specialists

Medical Community Adopts VR Technology for Education of Medical Specialists

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean medical community has adopted virtual reality (VR) technology for the education of medical specialists with expertise on thoracic surgery. This move is line with the ever-growing ‘untact’ trend that has taken hold in the aftermath of the coronavirus outbreak. The newly-coined term ‘untact’ refers to non-face-to-face [...]

COVID-19 Will Bring Fundamental Changes to the Future of Education: Report

COVID-19 Will Bring Fundamental Changes to the Future of Education: Report

SUWON, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) — With the existing framework of education being challenged by the outbreak of the coronavirus, the future of schooling will likely to undergo a paradigm shift from education to learning, a new report predicted. The Gyeonggi Research Institute (GRI) issued on Sunday a new report titled “Future Brought Forward by [...]

Ocean Ministry to Foster Indonesian Professionals with Expertise on Korean Ocean Science and Technology

Ocean Ministry to Foster Indonesian Professionals with Expertise on Korean Ocean Science and Technology

SEOUL, June 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced on Thursday that it will open the Korea-Indonesia Ocean Expert Cultivation Program at Indonesia’s Bandung University. This program is aimed at fostering as many as 70 Indonesian students as professionals with master’s degrees in the areas of ocean research and analysis by [...]

World Responding to Pandemic by Moving Schools Online

World Responding to Pandemic by Moving Schools Online

SEOUL, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — All elementary, middle and high school students in South Korea have been attending remote classes since Tuesday. In a similar situation, countries around the world are also adopting remote education-based measures amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation and the Korean Educational Development Institute [...]

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 [...]

Korean Language Education Video Series Featuring BTS Set for Release This Week

Korean Language Education Video Series Featuring BTS Set for Release This Week

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The management agency of K-pop boy band BTS will this week launch a series of short video clips designed to provide Korean language education to non-Korean fans, the agency said Monday. Big Hit Entertainment said the first three episodes of the series, “Learn Korean with BTS,” will hit Weverse, [...]