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Jeju global campus official eyes profit turnaround in 2018

International schools in Jeju Island's English campus town have fairly well served their original mission of providing an alternative to early study abroad, but more institutions and students from diverse backgrounds are needed to make it Asia's next education hub, its operating unit's chi...

Updated : 2016.05.16 11:14

Level of education to be deleted from public officials' personnel records

South Korea's government said Monday that information on the level of education will be deleted from public officials' personnel records starting this month in a bid to promote a merit-based personnel management system. The Ministry of Personnel Management said information with low relevan...

Updated : 2016.05.09 16:57

Alcohol, civilian clothing permitted for cadets outside schools

The nation's military, naval and air force academies have decided to allow their cadets to wear civilian clothes and drink alcohol when they are off campus, authorities said Monday.A military official said the three academies have revised school regulations banning cadets from wearing civi...

Updated : 2016.05.02 17:22

Boys less affected by video games if close to dad: research

Students’ academic performance are less affected by video games if they are close with the parent of the same gender, according to research published by a Yonsei University’s sociology team onMonday...

Updated : 2016.05.02 14:14

Number of Korean students in U.S. falls 7.8 percent

The number of South Korean students studying in the United States fell about 8 percent in March on-year, U.S. government data showed.According to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement data, Korean students with either F-1 or M-1 visas totaled 78,489 in March, a 7.8 percent drop from last...

Updated : 2016.05.02 11:44

Korea to cut class size of high schools

South Korea will reduce the size of high school classes to match international standards as part of an effort to provide a better educational environment, the government said Monday.Under the envisioned plan, the class size of an average high school will be reduced to an average of 24 stud...

Updated : 2016.04.25 15:08

[HERALD INTERVIEW] 'Industries of the future require endeavors across disciplines'

Research institutes should provide opportunities to complement traditional department-based structures with multidisciplinary institutes to better tackle societal challenges amid the rapid growth of n...

Updated : 2016.04.12 16:55

[HERALD INTERVIEW] 'State's role crucial for ecosystem of innovative entrepreneurship

The government’s support plays a crucial role in building an innovative entrepreneurship ecosystem in the science technology industry, said a head of Israel’s leading college and an expert in psycho...

Updated : 2016.04.12 16:51

College chiefs explore future of innovation

More than 120 university leaders from around the world gathered for an annual forum in Seoul on Monday to promote better mutual cooperation on research and to look for new innovative roles of educatio...

Updated : 2016.04.11 17:11

[HERALD INTERVIEW] Balanced education helps liberal arts students thrive

Located east of downtown Los Angeles -- widely considered a liberal stronghold -- Claremont Mckenna College is often considered more conservative than its neighbors, given its middle-of-the road facul...

Updated : 2016.04.04 17:02

Korea’s top university lags behind in global indicators

Seoul National University, one of Korea‘s leading universities, needs to spur efforts to further internationalize if it wants to rise in global rankings, the SNU board of trustees said Monday. On Mon...

Updated : 2016.04.04 13:14

Herald Edu launches English study service

Herald Corp.’s education subsidiary Herald Edu has launched an English study service that aims to provide an enhanced platform for teenagers to study English, company officials said Wednesday.Launche...

Updated : 2016.03.30 17:50

Korea to dispatch 300 teachers, students overseas to share

South Korea on Wednesday announced its plan to dispatch a total of 300 teachers and university students overseas this year to share the experience of Korea's educational development.The education ministry and the National Institute for International Education (NIIED) said that 140 teachers...

Updated : 2016.03.23 17:39

School smoking test breaches students' rights, watchdog says

Schools should refrain from the excessive survey of students who are suspected of smoking to protect the human rights of teenagers, a local watchdog said Thursday.The National Human Rights Commission ...

Updated : 2016.03.17 15:57

Seoul education office to audit Dulwich

Seoul education office to audit DulwichSeoul City will audit an international school facing allegations of accounting fraud, the authorities announced Monday.“We will begin an audit of the Seoul branch of British international school Dulwich College (from Tuesday) on its enrollment criter...

Updated : 2016.03.14 14:19