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Education Ministry Encourages Teachers to Open YouTube Accounts

Education Ministry Encourages Teachers to Open YouTube Accounts

SEJONG, Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Education has decided to encourage teachers to have a second career as YouTubers. However, the government will require teachers to get authorization when their YouTube channel creates revenue with advertising. Furthermore, all channels that defame or damage the dignity or image of a teacher will be [...]

Education Authorities Distribute Work Phones to Teachers to Stop After-work Calls from Parents

Education Authorities Distribute Work Phones to Teachers to Stop After-work Calls from Parents

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Education authorities are stepping up to prevent the unwelcome practice of overzealous parents calling teachers after working hours, depriving them of rest and privacy. The South Gyeongsang Provincial Office of Education announced plans to assign ‘phone numbers for work’ to teachers within the second half of this year, starting [...]

1,900 Teachers Disciplined for Drunk Driving over Past 4 Years

1,900 Teachers Disciplined for Drunk Driving over Past 4 Years

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — About 1,900 teachers have been disciplined for drunk driving over the past four years, with 16 of them getting fired, education ministry data showed Thursday. A total of 1,883 teachers have been punished with disciplinary measures for driving drunk between 2014 and June this year, according to the ministry [...]

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 [...]