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NHRCK Survey Confirms High School Teachers Are Sexually Harassing Their Students

NHRCK Survey Confirms High School Teachers Are Sexually Harassing Their Students

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Four out of 10 high student students believe that sexual harassment by teachers takes place in school, according to a survey carried out by a government institution. The National Human Rights Commission of Korea released on Thursday the results of an investigation into sexual harassment by teachers. Of the [...]

More S. Korean Students Getting Obese

More S. Korean Students Getting Obese

SEOUL, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The obesity rate among South Korea’s primary and secondary school students has been gradually increasing due largely to excessive studying, lack of sleep and physical activity and the consumption of more unhealthy food, government data said Thursday. According to the Education Ministry’s 2017 student health statistics, the portion of [...]

S. Korean Students Lead in Math and Science, but with Little Interest

S. Korean Students Lead in Math and Science, but with Little Interest

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean students outperformed on mathematics and science tests conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in recent years, but still lack interest in the subjects due to the cramming method of teaching, a report said Thursday. South Korean students came in fifth on the science [...]

Korean Middle and High Schools Still Restrict Makeup

Korean Middle and High Schools Still Restrict Makeup

CHEONGJU, South Korea, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Although regional educational offices leave rules regarding use of makeup at the discretion of individual elementary, middle and high schools, students are still restricted in terms of their makeup choices at many Korean schools.  “Our school guidelines don’t specify the individual cosmetics products allowed or banned,” said [...]