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High-Schoolers Make Badges in Honor of Comfort Women

High-Schoolers Make Badges in Honor of Comfort Women

Gangwon Province, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – High school students in Gangwon Province’s Cheorwon County went viral on social media after making badges in commemoration of comfort women who were forced into sexual slavery by the imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War. Fourteen students from Cheorwon High School’s history club “Jiphyeonjeon” and another history [...]

Korean Middle and High Schools Still Restrict Makeup

Korean Middle and High Schools Still Restrict Makeup

CHEONGJU, South Korea, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Although regional educational offices leave rules regarding use of makeup at the discretion of individual elementary, middle and high schools, students are still restricted in terms of their makeup choices at many Korean schools.  “Our school guidelines don’t specify the individual cosmetics products allowed or banned,” said [...]

Korean High Schools Start Teaching AI, Robotics as Part of Official Curriculum

Korean High Schools Start Teaching AI, Robotics as Part of Official Curriculum

INCHEON, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) – A number of high schools in Korea are offering specialized courses, moving away from their usual bisected ‘liberal arts vs. natural sciences’ programs. Incheon’s Bugae Girls’ High School will start offering cognitive engineering-related subjects to some 90 students, beginning next year. Apart from foundation courses such as Korean, English, [...]