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Celebrating Teacher’s Day in Korea

Celebrating Teacher’s Day in Korea

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Goon-Sa-Bu-Il-Chae: ‘The king, teacher, and father should be treated equal’. It’s an old saying in Korea, emphasizing the monumental roles that teachers play in Korean society. The Korean definition of teacher extends far beyond a simple reference to someone who teaches. The relationship is much more personal. The term [...]

One in Five Korean Teachers Regret Their Choices

One in Five Korean Teachers Regret Their Choices

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean teachers are most likely to regret their career choice among other OECD peers, as almost 20 percent regret becoming teachers. According to Yang Jung-ho, a professor of education at Sungkyunkwan University, who analyzed 105,000 middle school teachers based on the OECD report “Teaching and Learning International Survey 2013”, Korean [...]