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Australia invites N.K. defectors for English-learning program

The Australian government has invited five North Korean defectors to study English for up to 30 weeks this year in the first run of its state-subsidized English-learning program, organizers said rece...

Updated : 2016.06.30 16:53

Korean city to host Asian universities summit in 2017

A British institution on higher education has selected the Korean city of Ulsan to play host to a summit of Asian universities in March next year, the city government said Monday. The Ulsan regional...

Updated : 2016.06.27 13:33

Korea unveils list of 700 foreign students for this year's scholarship program

A total of 700 foreign students from 142 countries will be given opportunities to study in local universities via this year's government-sponsored scholarship program, a state-run organ on internatio...

Updated : 2016.06.22 11:00

Korean siblings become valedictorians at top Turkish university

Two South Koreans have graduated at the top of their classes at the prestigious Bilkent University in Turkey. Kwon Tae-young and his little sister Min-ah were awarded Bachelor's degrees in interior ...

Updated : 2016.06.19 09:07

One out of five elementary schools has less than 10 new students this year

One out of every five elementary schools in the country has less than 10 new students this year due to a decrease in the number of children, education ministry-related data showed Monday. According ...

Updated : 2016.06.13 14:43

ACT exams canceled in South Korea, Hong Kong over breach

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Operators of the ACT college entrance exam on Saturday canceled the tests for students in South Korea and Hong Kong at the last moment over what they said was a verified br...

Updated : 2016.06.12 11:04

Ministry to increase support for non-English langauge teaching

The government will provide financial support to universities that teach foreign languages other than English in a bid to diversify their curriculum, officials said Thursday. Designating a total of ...

Updated : 2016.06.02 16:19

Korean children start English education before turning five

South Korean mothers have their children start learning English before they turn five on average, an age some admit is probably too early, a survey showed Tuesday. Yoon's English School, a company t...

Updated : 2016.05.31 10:03

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 di...

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 personne...

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 offic...

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 onMonda...

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, Korea...

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 envis...

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 ...

Updated : 2016.04.12 16:55