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Teachers' union defies government
The Korea Teachers and Education Workers Union (KTU) said Saturday it will launch an “all-out struggle” against the government’s move to deprive the union of its legal status.
Three Nobel laureates to teach at SNU next year
Three Nobel laureates will teach at Seoul National University (SNU) for two years from the first semester of the next academic year, the state-run school said Friday.
Police launch probe into SAT question leaks
Police launched an investigation into an alleged leak of test papers for the U.S. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) conducted on Oct. 5.
Europe offers better education opportunities
For about six decades, the most popular country among Korean students for studying abroad has been America. Recently, however, those who want to achieve higher degrees such as a master's or a doctorate are turning to European countries. “Europe has an outstanding reputation in the field of research and innovation. It is home to world leading laboratories, higher education ins...
[Student Corner] Tackle root cause of financial crisis
On Feb. 17, 2009, President Barack Obama and his team of economic advisers unleashed a $787-billion stimulus package to save the U.S and the global economy from the brink of a freefall in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
School dropouts on gradual decrease over 2 years
The number of students who dropped out of school last year in Seoul stood at 16,126, or 1.4 percent of all students at primary and secondary schools in the capital.
Korean teachers draw lowest esteem
A survey of 21 advanced countries shows student respect for teachers is the lowest in Korea.
Sungshin, Hebei hold joint fashion show
Sungshin Women’s University President Shim Hwa-jin hosted a fashion show Wednesday to celebrate the opening of a Korean-Chinese joint fashion design department at Hebei University of Science and Technology.
College application fees reach W150 bil. in 2012
The ever-rising screening fees for admission to the country’s universities are under fire with the total aggregate amount topping 150 billion won last year, according to government data submitted to Rep. Yoon Kwan-seok of the main opposition Democratic Party.
Chemical castration works; causes side effects
Over 75 percent of sex offenders who voluntarily received chemical castration reported a significant suppression of their libidos, but experienced severe side effects such as depression and osteoporosis.