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Parents Stressed Out Over Mandatory School Volunteer Service

Parents Stressed Out Over Mandatory School Volunteer Service

SEOUL, March 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A significant number of students’ parents in South Korea don’t approve of mandatory parent volunteer programs in schools, the Korean Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) found. A total of 175 complaints were filed over the past two years according to the ACRC, with the number growing by the [...]

Video Game Addiction Passed Down From Parents to Children

Video Game Addiction Passed Down From Parents to Children

  SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Children with parents who are avid gamers are more likely to be addicted to video games, a recent report conducted by the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) and the Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI) revealed. The report conducted on the current state of video game addiction among adolescents found [...]

Controlling Parents Drive Children to Smartphone Addiction

Controlling Parents Drive Children to Smartphone Addiction

SEOUL, Jan.4 (Korea Bizwire) – Research has revealed that if parents listen to their kids and allow them to take care of themselves, their children will have a lower tendency to become addicted to smartphone use. According to a report entitled ‘Influence of Parenting on Adolescent Smartphone Addiction’ by Professors Mun Doo-sik and Choi Eun-sil [...]