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Study Shows Link Between Parents’ Mental Health Problems, Chronic Diseases and Suicide

Study Shows Link Between Parents’ Mental Health Problems, Chronic Diseases and Suicide

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite all-out efforts made by the South Korean government and professionals to prevent suicide, the country’s suicide rate continues to top the list of member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), with no sign of a decline. Against this backdrop, a recent study showed that [...]

Parents of Children with Disabilities Quitting Work for Childcare

Parents of Children with Disabilities Quitting Work for Childcare

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of parents of children with developmental disabilities are being forced to quit their jobs to take care of their children due to the failing public daycare system following the coronavirus spread. The National Human Rights Commission of Korea conducted a survey of 1,174 parents of children with [...]

No Consensus on Legislation Banning Deadbeat Parents from Inheriting Their Children’s Property

No Consensus on Legislation Banning Deadbeat Parents from Inheriting Their Children’s Property

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Shameless parents who claim the wealth of late children they abandoned are angering the public. Such cases have been brought to light repeatedly but the National Assembly remains prudent when it comes to the revision of related laws. A total of five legislative bills designed to block such shameless [...]

Survey Shows Different Perception of Parents and Children Towards Children’s English Proficiency

Survey Shows Different Perception of Parents and Children Towards Children’s English Proficiency

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Parents and children have different perceptions toward the child’s level of English at elementary, middle and high school, a recent study revealed. Yoon’s English School, a company that runs a chain of English language schools across the country, conducted a survey of 627 students from elementary, middle, and high [...]