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Over 80 schools to use state history textbooks as supplementary material

More than 80 middle and high schools have applied to use controversial state-authored history textbooks as supplementary materials in the new academic year, the education ministry said Monday. The t...

Updated : 2017.03.06 12:14

[Eye] Star TOEIC instructor jumps on video streaming bandwagon

On a chilly evening in February on the third floor of Freec Up Studio in Samseong-dong, only a handful of people were roaming across the hall packed with meeting rooms and studios. In one relatively...

Updated : 2017.03.03 18:32

School entrance ceremony canceled amid protest over state textbooks

A group of parents of high school students is set to file a suit Thursday demanding the cancellation of the school's adoption of controversial state-authored history textbooks. Munmyeong High School...

Updated : 2017.03.02 13:44

Students, parents rally against state-authored history textbooks

Dozens of students and parents rallied at a high school in this southeastern city Tuesday for two consecutive days in protest against its adoption of state-authored history textbooks. Munmyeong High...

Updated : 2017.02.21 14:43

High School to adopt state-authored history textbook

The Ministry of Education said Monday that a trial of the controversial state-authored history textbook will be conducted at only one school. The school -- Munmyeong High School in Gyeongsan, North ...

Updated : 2017.02.20 18:20

High-school apprenticeships gain traction

Most of this year’s high school graduates will choose to further their education, but Kim Sung-woo has decided to take a different path. Instead of enrolling in a university, the Steve Jobs wannabe...

Updated : 2017.02.20 18:03

Ready for school -- and the academic race

Six-year-old Kim Lyu-hyun has yet to start school, but he is not new to sitting tight for a few straight hours to study. The child is comfortable reading and writing in his mother tongue, can add an...

Updated : 2017.02.17 18:32

Dwight School to promote beauty of language through reading event

Dwight School Seoul will be hosting its fifth annual VIP Reading Day to promote the diversity of languages. Scheduled to take place at the international school’s campus in western Seoul on Tuesday,...

Updated : 2017.02.16 18:00

Most schools reject Park's signature history textbooks

Most schools across the nation appeared Wednesday to have rejected a set of controversial state-authored history textbooks advocated by impeached President Park Geun-hye. The textbooks for middle an...

Updated : 2017.02.15 21:03

Children's clothing, school products turn luxurious

Randosel backpacks (Yonhap) Top luxury brands popular with adults are also grabbing the market for children, their sales increasing as kids get ready to go back to school this month or next, industr...

Updated : 2017.02.13 10:50

Paris 7 to open master's course on Korean independence movement history

Paris Diderot University, also known as Paris 7, will open a master's course on the Korean independence movement history later this year, the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan said Thursday. "(T...

Updated : 2017.01.19 10:38

Seoul to launch long-term survey of gifted students

South Korea’s Ministry of Education will conduct a study of gifted students following their academic and career path for 25 years after their graduation from state-run special education programs, it...

Updated : 2017.01.18 17:35

KAIST to hold startup, investment conference

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is holding a two-day conference in Daejeon, in the center of South Korea, to provide support and assistance programs for potential startups, the...

Updated : 2017.01.18 17:21

Learning to escape sinking ship at Gwangnaru Safety Experience Center

The call went out: “Abandon ship! Abandon ship!” As sirens wailed and speakers gave orders for all passengers to go up on deck after the stranded ship began to roll from side to side, a group of 6...

Updated : 2017.01.18 13:42

Foreign textbooks increase coverage of Korea

Foreign publishers have increased coverage of South Korea in textbooks, with more of them marking maps with the Korean name for the sea between Korea and Japan, Seoul's education ministry said Tuesda...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:27