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Students Taking Online Classes Easily Distracted by Other Content

Students Taking Online Classes Easily Distracted by Other Content

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Concern is growing over the deteriorating educational environment for students as schools continue to offer online courses at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Market researcher Nielsen KoreanClick reported a 5 percent increase in the number of teenage PC/mobile users this September compared to last year. Teenagers have spent [...]

Public Believes Online Courses Widen Academic Achievement Gap

Public Believes Online Courses Widen Academic Achievement Gap

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Most South Koreans believe that the expansion of online courses following the coronavirus outbreak has widened the gap of academic achievement among students as well as undermined the development of social skills. The Presidential Council for National Education conducted a survey of 24,656 people including students, parents, and teachers, [...]

Pulse Secure Expands Global Education Partnerships into ASEAN

Pulse Secure Expands Global Education Partnerships into ASEAN

SINGAPORE, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Pulse Secure, the leading provider of software-defined Secure Access solutions, is pleased to announce its new partnership with Trainocate to deliver Pulse Secure Authorized Training courses across ASEAN. “Our channel has been instrumental to Pulse Secure’s growth as a Zero Trust secure access solution provider,” said Gary Gee, Pulse Secure [...]

Telcos Bolster Education Content for Remote Learning amid Pandemic

Telcos Bolster Education Content for Remote Learning amid Pandemic

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major telecom companies are beefing up their education content to ride on a trend of remote learning amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, industry insiders said Saturday, as they release services using advanced IT solutions. The resurgence of COVID-19 has forced schools to suspend in-person classes. In the [...]

Daewoo Shipbuilding to Foster Ship-related Digital Technology Experts

Daewoo Shipbuilding to Foster Ship-related Digital Technology Experts

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said Friday that it will nurture digital technology workforces to improve the management and production procedure of its shipyards. A program to be run by the software education center of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) will train experts of ship-related [...]

S. Korea to Allow Online Joint Degree Programs Among Universities

S. Korea to Allow Online Joint Degree Programs Among Universities

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will allow online joint degree programs among universities at home and abroad beginning next year, education officials said Wednesday. During an inter-ministerial meeting on social issues, the Ministry of Education presented a series of measures to promote remote learning based on digital technologies in the COVID-19 era. [...]

Smart CPR Manual Comes in Moving Picture Format, First in S. Korea

Smart CPR Manual Comes in Moving Picture Format, First in S. Korea

CHUNCHEON, Sept. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gangwon Fire Headquarters announced on Tuesday that it had developed the nation’s first smart cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) manual in a moving picture format as part of efforts to contribute to enhancing the survival rate of cardiac arrest patients as well as to raise public awareness about the four [...]

Mentoring Program Minimizes the Achievement Gap in Online Classes

Mentoring Program Minimizes the Achievement Gap in Online Classes

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul education authorities plan to launch a mentoring program to prevent online classes from widening the achievement gap among students. Cho Hee-yeon, superintendent of the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE), unveiled Wednesday the second semester school opening plan as well as measures to address the achievement gap in [...]