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Schools Still Teaching Students That Abortion is Illegal, Despite Landmark Court Ruling

Schools Still Teaching Students That Abortion is Illegal, Despite Landmark Court Ruling

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Two months have passed since the ban on abortion was ruled as unconstitutional, but high school classes still teach students that abortion is illegal. Some have voiced criticism, saying that schools should inform students of the Constitutional Court’s recent decision, as teaching them that abortion is illegal is at [...]

Middle School Students Lack Proper Sex Education

Middle School Students Lack Proper Sex Education

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean middle school students think they know a lot about sex. But in reality, they’re lacking when it comes to sex-related knowledge. According to a survey conducted by the Korean Women’s Development Institute (KWDI), middle school students who reported that they know an ample amount of sex knowledge accounted [...]

Young N. Korean Defectors Aim High by Studying English

Young N. Korean Defectors Aim High by Studying English

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — On a recent Friday morning, a small number of mostly teenaged students trained their eyes on their American teacher, repeating short English sentences after her and raising their hands from time to time to ask questions. At a glance, they look no different from ordinary students in South Korea, [...]

S. Korean Schools Bring AI Technology to the Classroom

S. Korean Schools Bring AI Technology to the Classroom

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean education institutions are scrambling to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) technology in classrooms across the country. The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) announced that it is developing a curriculum for a new course on AI technology, which will soon be provided as an optional course for high [...]

Graduate Management Admission Council Acquires The MBA Tour

Graduate Management Admission Council Acquires The MBA Tour

RESTON, Va., Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, has acquired The MBA Tour, a well-recognized brand within the graduate management education industry. The MBA Tour supports business schools’ global recruiting efforts by organizing business education-focused events each year around the world.  GMAC [...]