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8 in 10 Teachers Say Online Classes Have Lower Educational Effect than Face-to-Face Classes

8 in 10 Teachers Say Online Classes Have Lower Educational Effect than Face-to-Face Classes

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that the vast majority of South Korean teachers feel that online classes do not offer the same educational benefits as those conducted in a traditional setting. According to an online survey conducted by the Korean Teachers and Educational Worker’s Union of 4,010 elementary, middle [...]

As Coronavirus Persists, New Teacher Yearns to Meet Students

As Coronavirus Persists, New Teacher Yearns to Meet Students

CHANGWON, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Normally this time of the year, schools throughout the country are filled with giggles and laughter as students prepare gifts, write thank-you letters and sometimes scheme mischievous-yet-endearing pranks to surprise and thank their teachers for their hard work. This year’s Teacher’s Day, which falls on Friday, is instead marked [...]

Teachers Can Now Request Bodyguards for Protection from Stalkers

Teachers Can Now Request Bodyguards for Protection from Stalkers

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Education authorities announced Thursday that teachers in Seoul can request protection if they feel threatened by stalkers or blackmail. The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education announced that it will begin offering Teacher Safety Insurance that expands the coverage of teacher’s insurance to include damages caused by students and their [...]

Majority of Teachers Don’t Want Their Picture in the School Yearbook

Majority of Teachers Don’t Want Their Picture in the School Yearbook

SEOUL, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Many teachers feel uncomfortable about having their photo included in students’ graduation albums, a new survey showed. According to an online survey of 8,122 kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school teachers nationwide conducted by the Seoul Teachers’ Union, 70.6 percent of the respondents said they felt uneasy because they [...]

Teachers Need to Learn AI in Order to Properly Teach the Subject to Students

Teachers Need to Learn AI in Order to Properly Teach the Subject to Students

SEOUL, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) will launch a series of job training and experience programs starting this month to strengthen teachers’ ability to teach artificial intelligence (AI). The Seoul Education Research & Information Institute, which is affiliated with the SMOE, will conduct job training for basic AI [...]