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BTS Content to be Featured in Overseas Korean Education Course

BTS Content to be Featured in Overseas Korean Education Course

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Big Hit Entertainment, the management agency of K-pop group BTS, announced Tuesday that it has partnered with the Korea Foundation (KF) and the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) in producing a remote Korean-language course featuring the K-pop sensation. Through the partnership, KF will open a BTS-themed remote learning [...]

Demand for Language Instructors Increases as Multicultural Population Grows

Demand for Language Instructors Increases as Multicultural Population Grows

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — While the number of students from multicultural families is on the rise each year, there are not enough language specialists to educate them, a recent report has revealed. The Ministry of Education reported that there are now 137,225 students from multicultural families in South Korea, rising by almost 30,000 [...]

Rights Committee Advises Justice Ministry’s Use of Refugees’ Languages in Documents

Rights Committee Advises Justice Ministry’s Use of Refugees’ Languages in Documents

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s national human rights agency on Tuesday advised the Justice Ministry to use languages that refugees can understand in documents stating their refugee recognition status amid criticism the current system may infringe on their rights. The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) said in a statement that [...]

Vietnamese Language Gaining Popularity in S. Korea

Vietnamese Language Gaining Popularity in S. Korea

BUSAN, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Vietnamese is gaining popularity among South Korean universities as Vietnam’s rapid economic development, coupled with Park Hang-seo’s sterling reputation as the South Korean head coach of Vietnam’s national football team, is leading many students to take interest in the country. Vietnam has also been chosen to host the upcoming U.S.-North Korea [...]