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Senegal and France to Host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

Senegal and France to Host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 8, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d3003cff-ee20-409f-9729-9a9cef1d4d3e A video accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/0a7eebb6-66b3-438b-904e-efeff83d94cf The announcement of the co-hosting was [...]

S. Korea Lags Far Behind in Education Quality

S. Korea Lags Far Behind in Education Quality

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea is investing heavily in education, but its education quality lags far behind rich countries in nurturing talent through skills development, a report showed Sunday. According to the report by Hyundai Research Institute (HRI), a private think tank, South Korea spent 5.9 percent of its gross domestic product on education in 2013. The spending was 0.7 percentage point higher than the average figure for members of the Organization [...]

Those With High Incomes, Higher Education, and Progressive Views More Acceptable of Multiculturalism

Those With High Incomes, Higher Education, and Progressive Views More Acceptable of Multiculturalism

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – High income earners, university graduates and progressives tend to hold a more favorable view towards the coexistence of multiple cultures within a country, a recent study revealed. According to a study published by the Korea Multicultural Research Institute yesterday that looked into the perception of multiculturalism among 1,000 people [...]

S. Korean Students Lead in Math and Science, but with Little Interest

S. Korean Students Lead in Math and Science, but with Little Interest

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean students outperformed on mathematics and science tests conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in recent years, but still lack interest in the subjects due to the cramming method of teaching, a report said Thursday. South Korean students came in fifth on the science [...]

South Korea’s Top YouTube Educators Share Their Stories

South Korea’s Top YouTube Educators Share Their Stories

SEOUL, April 11 (Korea Bizwire) – With millions of ‘how to’ videos readily available, the world’s biggest video streaming platform is often the first go-to destination from simple know-hows like ‘how to use chopsticks’ to more professional skills like computer programming.  Although the most popular YouTube channels in South Korea are still videogame related or [...]