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Seoul to Create ‘Shared Campuses’ by Combining High Schools

Seoul to Create ‘Shared Campuses’ by Combining High Schools

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to introduce a new program to gather between three and five high schools in one area to run them as a single educational institution similar to a university. The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) announced on Monday that it will begin testing the [...]

S. Korea to Introduce High School Credit System Modeled After Finland and the U.S.

S. Korea to Introduce High School Credit System Modeled After Finland and the U.S.

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea plans to introduce a credit system for high schools where students can choose the subjects they want to study, just like at university. High school credit systems are already in place in Finland and the United States, regarded by some as the two most innovative countries in [...]

Education Ministry to Propose Revamp of School Grading System

Education Ministry to Propose Revamp of School Grading System

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Newly proposed measures by the government to improve the current student grading system in South Korean high schools will be revealed in July by the Ministry of Education. Although high school transcripts are as important as the college scholastic test in the college entrance process, there is lack of [...]