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In-person Classes Fully Resume at Schools Nationwide amid Virus Resurgence

In-person Classes Fully Resume at Schools Nationwide amid Virus Resurgence

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — In-person school classes fully resumed across South Korea on Monday in line with the country’s “living with COVID-19″ scheme. All kindergarten, elementary, middle and high schools welcomed students without anyone left behind for remote-learning for the first time since schools switched to learning from home or classes being held [...]

S. Korea to Fully Resume In-person School Classes from Nov. 22

S. Korea to Fully Resume In-person School Classes from Nov. 22

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will fully resume in-person school classes next month in line with the government’s “living with COVID-19″ scheme, the education ministry said Friday. In-person attendance at kindergarten, elementary, middle and high schools will resume nationwide on Nov. 22, following this year’s College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT), a state-run [...]

S. Korea to Ease Attendance Caps in Schools Despite Extended Social Distancing Measures

S. Korea to Ease Attendance Caps in Schools Despite Extended Social Distancing Measures

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — More South Korean students will be allowed to take in-person classes starting Monday as attendance cap restrictions in schools have been eased despite the extended distancing measures. The Ministry of Education reaffirmed Thursday it will allow schools to expand in-person classes even under the Level 4 distancing scheme, the [...]

School Children Return to Classrooms from Summer Vacations in Middle of Raging Pandemic

School Children Return to Classrooms from Summer Vacations in Middle of Raging Pandemic

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — With summer vacations ending, children started to return to their classrooms under relaxed distancing rules for schools Monday, despite an uncontrolled outbreak of the coronavirus. Last week, the Ministry of Education eased social distancing guidelines in schools for the fall semester. The measure was aimed at running in-person classes [...]

Education Ministry Eases Distancing Rules to Expand In-person Learning in Fall

Education Ministry Eases Distancing Rules to Expand In-person Learning in Fall

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Education announced a set of new relaxed social distancing guidelines in schools Monday to bring more children back into classrooms in the fall. The ministry said it will allow schools to run in-person classes even under Level 4 distancing measures, the most stringent set of rules, [...]

Sejong City to Establish Inter-School Musical Instrument Sharing System

Sejong City to Establish Inter-School Musical Instrument Sharing System

SEJONG, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The central administrative city of Sejong’s education office said Wednesday that it will establish a musical instrument sharing system between schools. More than 26 different types of 374 musical instruments, including janggu (a traditional Korean drum), drums, marimbas and vibraphones will be available. The listed musical instruments will be [...]

Fully Remote Schooling Starts in Greater Seoul amid Record-breaking Virus Surge

Fully Remote Schooling Starts in Greater Seoul amid Record-breaking Virus Surge

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) — All schools in the greater Seoul area switched to online classes full-time Wednesday as the country has seen record-breaking coronavirus infections. The measure will remain effective until July 25 in Seoul, Incheon, 40 kilometers west of the capital, and Gyeonggi Province. By then, most schools will be closed for [...]