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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Education

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.

7 Useful Websites Every Professional ESL Teacher Should Have Bookmarked

For teachers looking for educational material to use in the classroom, we want to provide some useful links to help you increase your productivity in 2016.

Private Education Spending Increases in 2015

South Korea's spending on monthly private education per child inched up in 2015 from a year earlier on the back of increased expenditures for music, art and physical education.

Courts: Prohibition of Intensive English Education is Consitutional

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

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