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University Students Show Big Difference in Favorite Foods by Gender

University Students Show Big Difference in Favorite Foods by Gender

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — University students have a substantial difference in favorite foods by gender — female students showed more preference for dairy products and sugary foods, while male students ate seaweed and greasy foods more frequently, a survey said Thursday. A research team led by Song Kyung-hee, a food and nutrition professor [...]

S. Korea to Launch AI-based Service that Recommends Books for Students

S. Korea to Launch AI-based Service that Recommends Books for Students

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Education and the Korea Institute of Curriculum and Evaluation said Tuesday that they will jointly launch a new service using artificial intelligence (AI) to recommend books on the basis of an analysis of students’ reading history and activities. The ‘Book Fruit’ service employs an AI recommendation [...]

Student Population on Steady Decline in South Korea

Student Population on Steady Decline in South Korea

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The total number of students in kindergartens and elementary, middle and high schools in South Korea has fallen below 6 million for the first time, government data showed Thursday, amid the nation’s declining birthrate. According to data from the Ministry of Education, there were 5,957,087 students enrolled in kindergartens [...]

‘Corona Blues’ More Prevalent Among Students from Low-income Households: Survey

‘Corona Blues’ More Prevalent Among Students from Low-income Households: Survey

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The so-called “corona blues,” or depressive symptoms arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, are more prevalent among students from low-income households. The Seoul Education Research and Information Institute conducted a survey of 19,884 students from elementary, middle, and high schools in the region, asking them about the difficulties they have [...]

Korean American Students Publish Korean Fable Collection

Korean American Students Publish Korean Fable Collection

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean American students in the U.S. have published a book about Korean folklore in the English language. Eleven students from Hwarang Youth Foundation, a non-profit volunteer organization based in California, translated and published Korean fables to share the tradition and spirit of the Korean people with children from around [...]