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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 [...]

45.7 pct of Multicultural Students Remain Undecided on Future Career

45.7 pct of Multicultural Students Remain Undecided on Future Career

SEOUL, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Almost half of all teenagers from multicultural families said they have not decided on their future career path. Many of them were being influenced by economic situations, the educational background of their parents, and other external factors, according to a recent study. The National Youth Policy Institute conducted a [...]

Multicultural Language Instructors in Seoul Push for Better Working Conditions

Multicultural Language Instructors in Seoul Push for Better Working Conditions

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Language instructors from multicultural backgrounds working at schools in Seoul are calling for improved working conditions and better job stability. Since 2009, Seoul has been hiring 80 language instructors from multicultural backgrounds on yearly contracts to provide support to multicultural children at schools, sending them to some 80 kindergartens, elementary and [...]

S. Korean Army Expected to Become Multicultural Starting 2025

S. Korean Army Expected to Become Multicultural Starting 2025

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of conscripts from a mixed-race family background is expected to make the Army multicultural starting in 2025, a government official said Monday.  According to the official, the Defense Ministry has forecast that the number of men from multicultural families to be enlisted will reach an average [...]

New NGO Supporting Multicultural Adolescents Launches

New NGO Supporting Multicultural Adolescents Launches

SEOUL, Dec.15 (Korea Bizwire) – The ‘Korea Multi-Culture Adolescent Center’, which is a non-governmental organization supporting adolescents from multicultural families to reach their potential, will soon open. The ‘Korea Multi-Culture Adolescent Center’ announced that it will hold its opening ceremony on December 18. The center will help adolescents of different cultural backgrounds living in Korea [...]