Oct. 19. 2017
Korean Education News
Health Campaigns by Education Community
(The Students taking the lecture on smoking are completing the puzzle.) KFTA and the Society for School Health Education defined 2008 as the year of ‘Protecting Our Families’ Health’ and conducte...
Commemorative Ceremonies of the 27th Teachers' Day
("The Teachers’ Night with the Celebrities" is held.) To commemorate the 27th Teachers' Day, KFTA announced its message, 'Let's make our school a happy place to learn'. KFTA held various events s...
A protest against Japan's claim to Dokdo (Island)
(The KFTA demonstrating against Japanese claim to Dokdo.) KFTA has started a rally in front of the Japanese Embassy on May 21 to condemn Japanese government for inserting Japan's claim to Dokdo a...
Safety of student - the responsibility of teacher
KFTA announced a resolution on children and teenagers’ safety on the 88th Board of Representatives held in last April as sexual assault targeting children and teenagers are emerging as a serious soc...
Promoting to introduce the Sabbatical Leave System
'A Sabbatical Leave for Teachers', one of election pledges of current president Lee Myung-bak to improve professionalism of teachers, are under progress to be implemented. The Ministry of Educati...
Meeting of KFTA president and the minister of MOE
(Kim Do-yeon, Minister of Education, Science and Technology and Lee Won-hee, the president of KFTA are having a meeting in central Seoul for the first time.) "The current crisis was driven by the...
Performance Report on Educational Authority
The Korean Federation of Teachers' Associations (KFTA) released the 'Performance...
Cultural Heritage Preservation Week
South Korea's National Treasure No.1, Namdaemun, was burned down by an arsonist last February. In relation to this accident, KFTA has decided to hold 'Cultural heritage preservation week' from March...
Comments on a 'Plan to Give Schools More Autonomy'
KFTA agreed to the basic idea of a plan to give schools more autonomy made by Ministry of Education, Science and Technology on April 15. They, however, underlined that more efforts should be made to...
Comments on the 18th General Election
KFTA made comments on the 18th general election the day after the election(April 9) and urged a new Assembly to boost the competitiveness of Korean public schools and create a pleasant learning envi...