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Poor Gender Education Results in Elementary School Students Describing Different Career Aspirations

Poor Gender Education Results in Elementary School Students Describing Different Career Aspirations

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey by the government showed that career aspirations among elementary school students differed based on gender. The Ministry of Education conducted a survey of 24,000 elementary, middle, and high school students inquiring about preferred career aspirations, in which athletes, teachers and YouTube creators were most popular. From [...]

Korean Elementary School Student Happiness Ranks 19th Out of 22 Countries

Korean Elementary School Student Happiness Ranks 19th Out of 22 Countries

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has found that the level of happiness among Korean elementary school students is low compared to their peers in other countries. According to a study conducted by Save the Children, a nongovernmental organization for international relief and development and Seoul National University, the subjective happiness of [...]

Ministry of Education to Expand PE Programs for Elementary School Students

Ministry of Education to Expand PE Programs for Elementary School Students

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Physical activity programs will be expanded for first and second grade elementary school students in South Korea. Survival swimming courses will also be expanded according to local conditions. The Ministry of Education announced a master plan on Wednesday which includes the objective of developing various physical activity programs for [...]

Police Asked to Protect Children Near Fmr. President Park’s Home

Police Asked to Protect Children Near Fmr. President Park’s Home

SEOUL, Mar. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Education officials said Wednesday they have asked police to protect children passing by the house of former President Park Geun-hye as protesters continue to gather there to rally against her dismissal. The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education made the request in a letter to Gangnam Police Station, saying it [...]

Korean Students Rank High in Math, Science, Despite Low Interest and Confidence

Korean Students Rank High in Math, Science, Despite Low Interest and Confidence

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) unveiled Tuesday the TIMSS 2015, a report highlighting international study trends for mathematics and science based on 270,000 elementary and middle school students in 49 countries.  TIMSS provides a comparative analysis of educational achievements every four years after students [...]