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Students Taking Online Classes Easily Distracted by Other Content

Students Taking Online Classes Easily Distracted by Other Content

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Concern is growing over the deteriorating educational environment for students as schools continue to offer online courses at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Market researcher Nielsen KoreanClick reported a 5 percent increase in the number of teenage PC/mobile users this September compared to last year. Teenagers have spent [...]

Public Believes Online Courses Widen Academic Achievement Gap

Public Believes Online Courses Widen Academic Achievement Gap

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Most South Koreans believe that the expansion of online courses following the coronavirus outbreak has widened the gap of academic achievement among students as well as undermined the development of social skills. The Presidential Council for National Education conducted a survey of 24,656 people including students, parents, and teachers, [...]

Having Breakfast Boosts Learning Capacity: Study

Having Breakfast Boosts Learning Capacity: Study

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Science has once again proved that eating breakfast raises the learning capacity of teenagers. The Rural Development Administration announced Thursday that in a joint study with the Korea Food Research Institute, breakfast better ensures stability, raises learning capacity, and promotes physical health among teenagers. The research team conducted a [...]

Student Science Invention Contest Spotlights Young Innovators

Student Science Invention Contest Spotlights Young Innovators

CHEONGJU, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Unique inventions by students were displayed during a recent contest showcasing the ingenuity of young Koreans. At the recent Student Science Invention Contest hosted by Chungcheongbuk-do Office of Education, fourth-grade student Cha Do-eun presented a ‘Clear Sound Mask’ equipped with amplifiers and other accessories to allow people to speak [...]

English Fairytale Book Titled “Dokdo Gangchi” Available on Amazon

English Fairytale Book Titled “Dokdo Gangchi” Available on Amazon

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of South Korean middle and high school students have published an English fairytale book about an extinct sea lion as part of efforts to promote South Korean sovereignty over the easternmost Dokdo Islets. The students of Cheongshim International Academy in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi Province translated a fairytale that [...]

Parents’ Income Level Has an Impact on Students’ School Attendance

Parents’ Income Level Has an Impact on Students’ School Attendance

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that parental income influences a student’s attendance at school and afterschool programs. The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education conducted a study on academic plans among elementary schools prior to the schools’ offline reopening on May 27, which showed that private schools recorded 4.2 days [...]

Students in Greater Seoul Return to School as Virus Slows, Learning Gap Widens

Students in Greater Seoul Return to School as Virus Slows, Learning Gap Widens

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Students in Seoul and its surrounding area returned to school for in-person learning Monday as new coronavirus cases have declined recently. The measure, which will remain effective until Oct. 11, was introduced following the relaxed social distancing guidelines amid a recent drop in new coronavirus cases. It also reflects [...]