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Benefits of German business education

Nick BarnivilleDespite being Europe’s dominant economy, Germany has historically lost out to neighboring France, Spain and the U.K. when it comes to prestige in the business education marketplace. An...

Updated : 2014.12.18 21:10

[Herald Interview] ‘Dutch education fosters open-mindedness’

Leo Chung, chief representative officer at Nuffic Neso Korea, says his biggest goal was to get Korean students interested in Dutch education. But just as importantly, he wants students to understand e...

Updated : 2014.12.18 21:06

George Mason to host open house for students in Korea

George Mason University Korea will host an open house event for Korean high school students on Saturday, school officials said.The school will invite students in second and third year in high school for a campus tour and introduction to the application process at the university, which is p...

Updated : 2014.12.18 17:54

Government may ban foreign teachers in preschool education

The Education Ministry is mulling over a proposal to ban English education institutes for preschoolers from hiring native speakers as teachers, officials said Wednesday.“Hiring native speakers is a big reason why English language education fees are so high in Korea. After gathering public...

Updated : 2014.12.17 21:13

University blasted over plan to curb ‘grade inflation’

A local university’s plan to prohibit its professors from handing out too many top grades ran into resistance from students on Wednesday, who complained that the move may hurt their chances in the job market.Last month, Kyung Hee University sent a schoolwide notice to all faculty members,...

Updated : 2014.12.10 21:40

Fledgling test-free semester flexes wings

Education Minister Hwang Woo-yea (center, standing) speaks to a first-year middle school student at Seogwi Jungang Girls’ School in Jeju Island on Monday. (Ministry of Education)A group of teen girl...

Updated : 2014.12.09 21:25

[Graphic News] Korean students studying abroad decrease

The number of South Korean students studying in higher education institutes outside the country has decreased for the third straight year, the Ministry of Education said Sunday.As of 2014, a total of ...

Updated : 2014.12.07 21:31

Success requires more than grades: George Mason chief

As countries and economies become more interconnected, education should focus on helping students to acquire skillsets that will help them succeed in the global society rather than just emphasizing gr...

Updated : 2014.12.07 21:19

The Junior Herald: an English newspaper for future leaders

The Junior Herald: Korea's representative English newspaper for teenagersLaunched in May 2004 to foster tomorrow’s brightest talent, The Junior Herald has established itself as the nation's most infl...

Updated : 2014.12.05 08:56

College entrance exam at crossroads

South Korea’s Education Ministry on Wednesday launched a civilian committee to reform the country’s trouble-laden college entrance exam, Suneung, following public criticism over its inconsistent dif...

Updated : 2014.12.04 21:17

(Photo News) Moment of truth

Seniors at Dunwon High School in Daejeon check their scores on the college entrance exam on Wednesday. The annual exam, which plays a critical role in college admission, took place on Nov. 13. (Yonhap...

Updated : 2014.12.03 21:10

‘Easiest-ever’ math, English tests see surge in high scores

Korea’s education authorities on Monday announced the results of this year’s college entrance exam, which saw the highest-ever number of perfect scores for the math and English tests.According to Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, 3.37 percent of test-takers got a perfect sco...

Updated : 2014.12.02 21:47

Ministry to work on new science, math curriculum

Scholars, education experts and teachers of math and science will team up to work on a blueprint for a new curriculum for elementary, middle and high schools, officials from a state-run body said Monday.The Korea Foundation for Advancement of Science and Creativity, which will host the dis...

Updated : 2014.12.01 21:14

University student elections face hurdles

Students at universities across Korea have kicked off elections for student representatives, but many of this year’s contests have been stained by accusations of election fraud and lack of participation. Last month, Korea University was embroiled in an election scandal concerning last yea...

Updated : 2014.11.30 21:36

School violence on decline in S. Korea: survey

About one out of every 100 students attending primary, middle and high school have recently experienced school violence, a poll showed Thursday, a decline from earlier this year amid the government's efforts to eradicate the problem.   The survey conducted by the Ministry of Education j...

Updated : 2014.11.27 17:58