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Education

Korea Falls in International Education Rankings

Korean students fared worse this year in the OECD's PISA rankings, which assesses the quality of secondary students around the world.

Tougher CSAT This Year According to Results

A new analysis shows that Korean language arts, Mathematics and English were more difficult in this year’s College Scholastic Ability Test compared to last year.

Parents Opposing Teacher Evaluations Grows

Parents' Group in Busan began a movement to refuse teacher evaluations, saying that the Teacher Ability Development Evaluations for evaluating the abilities and guidance work of teachers is compulsively and formally being carried out.

28 Korean Universities and Colleges Face Closure

Twenty-eight colleges and universities in South Korea effectively face closure as they were listed as underperforming schools by the government.

ACT Canceled in South Korea After Test Leak

The scheduled ACT exam in Korea was canceled in Korea over the weekend because of a reported test leak, leaving thousands of test takers across the country out of luck once again.

Teacher Abuse on the Rise in Busan

More than 200 teachers in Busan reported that their rights were infringed by students or parents last year.

BMOE to Investigate Illegal Private Tutors

The Busan Metropolitan Office of Education is going to investigate illegal private education in July.

BFIC to Select University Students for Scholarships

The Busan Foundation for International Cooperation (BFIC) has selected some outstanding students currently attending universities in Busan for scholarships.

Foreign Students Tops Over 100,000 in Korea

The number of foreign students residing in South Korea has topped 100,000 for the first time.

BMOE Begins Crackdown on Illegal Bribes

The Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education announced the countermeasures for rooting out illegal donations and bribes or greeting fees to mark the new school year, and began its crackdown.

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