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Renowned burns victim to teach at university

Lee Ji-sun, a burns victim renowned for her messages of hope, love and self-acceptance, will teach at a local university starting this March, her new employer said Tuesday. The 39-year-old will be f...

Updated : 2017.01.17 15:19

Korean parents think financial ability affects children’s education: poll

More than half of Korean parents believe their financial abilities affect the education environment of their children, a poll revealed Monday. According to a survey conducted by English education in...

Updated : 2017.01.16 15:24

Korean becomes formal subject of French university entrance exam

PARIS (Yonhap) -- The French equivalent to the Korean College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) has added Korean as one of its formal foreign language subjects, the Korean Embassy to France said Sunday....

Updated : 2017.01.15 21:47

Private education expenditure soars amid low consumer spending

South Korean households’ private education spending is growing much faster than their disposable income, statistics showed Thursday, posing a key challenge to the country’s efforts to revive the ec...

Updated : 2017.01.12 15:55

83 percent of five-year-olds in Korea go to hagwon

More than 83 percent of 5-year-olds and 36 percent of 2-year-olds in South Korea receive private education, a study revealed Monday. According to the report published by the Korea Institute of Child...

Updated : 2017.01.09 16:06

English Instinct Language Institute

The English Instinct Language Institute has emerged as a provider of tailor-made solutions to help middle and high school students master the language. The institute, located in Daechidong, southern...

Updated : 2016.12.28 18:11

Government delays implementation of state-authored history textbooks to 2018

The South Korean government said Tuesday it will postpone the implementation of the controversial state-authored history textbooks by one year to 2018 amid growing demand to nullify the publication. ...

Updated : 2016.12.27 13:35

Attocube to enter Mongolian preschool education market

Attocube announced on Dec. 19 that it recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mongolian Association of Private Pre-school Center concerning its entrance into Mongolia’s preschool educ...

Updated : 2016.12.27 11:06

Park‘s history textbook plan faces uncertainty

Opposition parties on Tuesday said that the Education Ministry should be abolished if it pushes ahead with the planned introduction of the controversial state-authored history textbook. Calling it t...

Updated : 2016.11.29 17:28

Ministry unveils state-issued history textbook

The Ministry of Education on Monday unveiled a draft version of the controversial state-authored history textbooks, despite criticism over their political neutrality and nationwide protests against t...

Updated : 2016.11.28 19:50

Minister rules out withdrawal of history textbook plan

Education Minister Lee Jun-shik on Sunday ruled out the possibility of the government withdrawing its much-disputed plan to introduce state-authored history textbooks at schools nationwide. “As of ...

Updated : 2016.11.27 17:13

Gov't reveals guidelines for controversial state-authored history textbooks

The South Korean Ministry of Education has officially revealed its guidelines for controversial state-authored history textbooks on Friday, which touch on some of the most sensitive disputes in the c...

Updated : 2016.11.25 21:01

606,000 students take college entrance exam

Some 606,000 high school seniors and graduates in South Korea took the state-administered annual college entrance exam Thursday, as the government implemented various traffic control and anti-noise m...

Updated : 2016.11.17 09:48

No. of foreign students studying in Korea tops 120,000 in Sept.

The number of foreign students studying in South Korea topped the 120,000-mark for the first time last month, the justice ministry said Friday. It was tallied at 122,082 as of the end of September, ...

Updated : 2016.10.28 10:31

Two-thirds of textbooks at int'l schools refer to East Sea as 'Sea of Japan'

Nearly two-thirds of textbooks used by international schools in South Korea solely use the name "Sea of Japan" to describe the East Sea, research showed Friday, triggering calls to get local authorit...

Updated : 2016.10.14 10:28