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Indirect physical punishment dispute reopens
The controversy over indirect corporal punishment is heating up again with some liberal superintendents balking at the education ministry’s enforcement ordinance that allows teachers to order students to do push-ups or run laps.
No physical education classes for entire year?
Neglecting ``less important’’ subjects, particularly physical education, is making parents and experts question the effectiveness and outcome of a policy that was originally aimed to ease the burden of students.
Hourly instructors get status promotion
Non-permanent instructors paid on an hourly basis at universities will see their job security strengthened and wages raised following the passage of a revised education bill at a Cabinet meeting, Tuesday.
Migrant workers call for fairer treatment
Migrant workers and organizations demanded the government and the Korean people change policies and perceptions discriminative against foreigners.
Dark side of music schools
Well-known music professors often make headlines here not for their exceptional performances on stage, but because of the corrupt practices within the department and for exploiting their pupils or college hopefuls.
Translating and selling abridged works violates copyright
Translating and selling even an abridgement without the permission of the original author constitutes a breach of copyright laws, the court ruled Sunday.
Students join drive to help Japan
University students are doing their share to help victims from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last week.
Travelers, agencies feud over trip cancellation
Travelers have locked horns with travel agencies over obtaining refunds for cancelling trips to Japanese cities in the aftermath of the natural disaster there.
Top Seoul educator’s residence plan ignites disputes
Kwak No-hyun, the liberal superintendent of the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SOME), has triggered a dispute over the office’s plan to build an official residence for diplomatic and foreign guests.
Korea to host APEC education meeting in 2012
South Korea will host the 5th APEC Education Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) next year, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said Monday.
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