Asia Education

A Trip to the Paju English Village

By Wed, Jun 17, 2009 9:41AM UTC

The Hankook Ilbo recently traveled to the famous Paju English Village and did not like what it found one bit. Apparently things are even worse than they were two years ago. It is the 5th at the Paju English Village in Tahyeon-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do. There is not one person waiting

Alternative School is First With Principal From North Korea

By Fri, Jun 05, 2009 8:52AM UTC

Original article. 13-year old Jin-woo (a pseudonym) left North Korea with her parents in 2007 and arrived in Korea. But after her parents divorced last year Jin-woo was left alone and struggling emotionally. She went to school but couldn’t adjust. But then last September she was drawn to the One

Teacher: OK Girls, Off With Your Skirts

By Thu, Apr 30, 2009 12:50PM UTC

Efforts at banning corporal punishment continue to be futile down in Gwangju, where the creativity apparently never stops. (Hat tip to Brian.) A fact-finding investigation of the Gwangju City Office of Education has confirmed that a female teacher at girls’ high school “C” used corporal punishment on students after making

The State of Special Education in Korea

By Mon, Oct 15, 2007 10:09AM UTC

The Munhwa Ilbo published last week a relatively short piece about the numbers of students in special education and the funding for those programs, which unsurprisingly varies considerably by region. The rate of disabled students receiving special education is just 85%, and it is being pointed out that the 10,000

By Wed, Nov 30, -0001 12:00AM UTC