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[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 facu...

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 M...

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. Laun...

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 m...

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 Commissi...

Updated : 2016.03.17 15:57

Seoul education office to audit Dulwich

Seoul education office to audit Dulwich Seoul City will audit an international school facing allegations of accounting fraud, the authorities announced Monday. “We will begin an audit of the Seoul ...

Updated : 2016.03.14 14:19

Gov't to beef up education for multicultural students

The government announced a set of educational support measures for children of multicultural families on Tuesday, as part of efforts to help them better adapt to school and eventually better assimila...

Updated : 2016.03.09 15:35

University students borrow less books for 5 straight years

South Korean university students have borrowed less books from libraries for five straight years, due mainly to the increase of electronic data and decline in general book readership, a statistical d...

Updated : 2016.03.07 14:59

Court rules ban against English immersion education is constitutional

The Constitutional Court ruled Thursday that the government's prohibition against intensive English education for children in the first few grades of elementary schools is constitutional. In 2013, s...

Updated : 2016.02.25 16:41

Seoul mulls abolishing ‘elite’ high schools

The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education said Wednesday it recently conducted a study on possibly abolishing the high school pecking order, which Seoul’s education chief Cho Hi-yeon has pointed to...

Updated : 2016.02.24 15:04

INU launches global integrated college

Incheon National University on Tuesday launched the College of Law, Commerce and Public Affairs, which encompasses various disciplines in its humanities program. According to officials, the integrat...

Updated : 2016.02.23 18:37

Korea, U.S. defense universities to strengthen academic exchanges

South Korea's state-run defense university said Tuesday it plans to ink a preliminary deal with its U.S. counterpart this week to strengthen academic exchanges amid North Korea's evolving threats. T...

Updated : 2016.02.23 13:00

Ministry codifies schools’ student protection but without binding power

The Education Ministry on Monday rolled out a series of measures to protect children deprived of their right to education but the plan is not legally binding, raising questions about their effectiven...

Updated : 2016.02.22 14:26

[Graphic News] Most gifted children learning math, science

Of all elementary, middle and high school students in South Korea, 1.8 percent of have been deemed gifted children and are receiving specialized education, the Education Ministry said Wednesday. Of ...

Updated : 2016.02.17 18:24

IVECA promotes cross-cultural education

Recognizing education as a powerful tool to achieve international prosperity, 21st century learning should address the linkages between education and its contributions on the global level, an expert ...

Updated : 2016.02.01 18:17