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Study Reveals Keys to Interaction Between Students, Professors

Study Reveals Keys to Interaction Between Students, Professors

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — When it comes to interaction between students and teachers, students showed satisfaction when interacting with their teacher about the class. On the other hand, teachers showed satisfaction when communicating with students about careers. According to an analysis released by the Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI), the level of interaction [...]

45.7 pct of Multicultural Students Remain Undecided on Future Career

45.7 pct of Multicultural Students Remain Undecided on Future Career

SEOUL, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Almost half of all teenagers from multicultural families said they have not decided on their future career path. Many of them were being influenced by economic situations, the educational background of their parents, and other external factors, according to a recent study. The National Youth Policy Institute conducted a [...]

Korean Students Take Part in Global Climate Strike

Korean Students Take Part in Global Climate Strike

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean students, parents and environmental activists on Friday called for better measures to fight climate change, joining in the global youth movement triggered by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg. The move comes just a few days after global leaders, including South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President [...]

Students of Korea’s Top 3 Universities Hold Candlelight Vigils Against Justice Minister

Students of Korea’s Top 3 Universities Hold Candlelight Vigils Against Justice Minister

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Students and alumni of South Korea’s three most prestigious universities held candlelight vigils on their campuses in Seoul Thursday night to protest President Moon Jae-in’s appointment of his embattled aide Cho Kuk as justice minister. It is the first time that anti-Cho rallies have been held simultaneously at Seoul [...]

Education Ministry Presses on with VR Content Despite Safety Concerns

Education Ministry Presses on with VR Content Despite Safety Concerns

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The distribution of virtual reality (VR) textbooks for elementary school students, an initiative developed by the Ministry of Education, is being hindered by restrictions that ban children from using VR headsets. According to the guidelines set by the government, VR is defined as recreational content for school curricula that [...]

Cho Kuk Row Hits Nerve with Weary Korean Parents, Students

Cho Kuk Row Hits Nerve with Weary Korean Parents, Students

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Law professor Cho Kuk’s appointment as South Korea’s justice minister was one rocky road. The liberal darling, tasked with reforming the prosecution, faced expected opposition from conservative lawmakers and underwent friction with state prosecutors. But some of the most dogged and powerful opposition came from a very nonpolitical crowd: [...]

S. Korean Grade Schoolers Again Favor Canada Most for Overseas Studying

S. Korean Grade Schoolers Again Favor Canada Most for Overseas Studying

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Canada maintained its status as the favorite destination for South Korean elementary students’ overseas studying for the second year in a row, beating out the longtime favorite, the United States, educational data showed Sunday. According to the Korean Educational Statistical Services, the number of South Korean grade schoolers who [...]