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7 in 10 Teenagers Feel Loss of Confidence Due to School Grades

7 in 10 Teenagers Feel Loss of Confidence Due to School Grades

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — More than two thirds of teenagers feel disappointed or lose confidence because of school grades, a civic group said Thursday. World Without Worries About Private Education conducted a survey of 241 elementary, middle and high school students in which a majority of 166 people (68.9 percent) reported feeling disappointed [...]

Vaccinations to Begin for High School Seniors, Cram School Teachers amid Record-breaking Virus Surge

Vaccinations to Begin for High School Seniors, Cram School Teachers amid Record-breaking Virus Surge

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — High school seniors and teachers will get vaccinated starting July 19, and cram school teachers will be eligible for vaccine shots next week, the education ministry said Thursday, as the country has reported a record-breaking surge in infections. The Ministry of Education said at a briefing the vaccinations will [...]

Students Perform Better with More In-person Schooling During COVID-19 Era

Students Perform Better with More In-person Schooling During COVID-19 Era

CHUNCHEON, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) — In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced schools into remote learning, a recent study showed that the academic performance of students at schools that have more attendance days deteriorated less. The Gangwon-do Education & Science Research Institute analyzed the second-semester academic performance (from 2018 to 2020) [...]