President Park Geun-hye urged officials today to devise ways to overhaul the nation’s college entrance exam. It comes after the exam came under fire after errors were found on the annual test, throwing test-takers and their parents into confusion.
Park said at a weekly Cabinet meeting that errors on the college entrance exam affect not only test-takers, but the entire nation, and also have an important influence on (public) confidence in education policies.
She also said that by reviewing the current question-setting system and reexamining the objectives of the exam, she hopes that fundamental measures will be devised in order to prevent a repeat of such an incident.
The remarks came a day after educational authorities admitted the test contained errors. They said they would accept multiple answers for two questions on this year’s college entrance exam.
Source: Busan eFM News
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