Sept. 22. 2019
Korean Education News
Controversy over Teachers' Salary
A report issued by Korea Development Institute (KDI) which said that Korean teachers' salary was the highest(based on purchasing power parity) around the world after analyzing the salary of teacher...
Controversy over School Meals
Followed after carbonated soda, coffee, batter-fried food and ramyeon are among the products that will be removed from school stores. Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education has already banned se...
Issuance of 'Safety Accident Status at Schools'
KFTA issued a pamphlet titled 'How to address infringement of educational authority' last April 14 by the help of the Seoul School Safety and Insurance Association. According to this pamphlet, as many...
Some Korean Educational Systems to be Changed from
Some of Korean educational system will be changed from 2008. △Changing the Standard Date to Enter Elementary School As of March 1st, 2008, the standard date to enter elementary school changed fr...
Increase of Education Budget by 13%
This year the education budget of Korea is 35.340 trillion won (1 dollar=950 won) is a 13% increase from last year. This is 19.3% of the Korean national budget and a 18.9% increase compared to last ...
Opening Ceremony of the KFTA Institute for Talente
The Korean Federation of Teachers’ Associations (KFTA) invited influential scholars in gifted education to provide lectures under the theme of “Advice of international scholars for developing the gi...
The KFTA’s Position on English Public Education Po
The presidential transition committee announced a scheme of increasing English public education in order to strengthen English education and reduce spending on private English education. The scheme ...
The KFTA to Defend ‘Education’ in Naming of Minist
Concerning the governmental organization restructuring plan to create the ‘Ministry of Human Resources and Science’ (which is a unified ministry of Ministry of Education and Human Resources and Mini...
Negotiation between the KFTA and MOE
The Korean Federation of Teachers’ Associations (KFTA) and the Ministry of Education and Human Resources (MOE) signed a ‘2007 Agreement of Collective Bargaining and Negotiation‘ on February 13th. ...
Meeting of the KFTA and President-elect
Representatives of the Korean Federation of Teachers’ Associations (KFTA) held a meeting for quality public education with President-elect Lee Myung-bak and the presidential transition committee on ...