Nov. 21. 2019
Korean Education News
Education Institute for the Gifted
The KFTA announced to establish education institute for the gifted within this year. The KFTA said that they will provide training programs for t...
Appointing New Part-time Spokesperson
The KFTA appointed LEE Kyung-lim (teacher, Seoul Shindorim elementary school) as a new part-time spokesperson as of October 1st as the term of former part-time spokesperson YOO Hyung-jung is complet...
26% of Korean Teachers, Master’s Degree
The Ministry of Education and Human Resources said that 26.2% of kindergarten, primary and secondary school teachers have master’s degree and the rate is increasing every year. And Ministry added th...
Teacher Examination of Korea will be Tightened
Teacher qualification examination of Korean is changed from 2 steps to 3 steps and focuses more on essay, interview and language (English) from 2009. Education Ministry explained that current exa...
2nd Korea-Japan-China Peace Education Seminar, Etc
‘The 2nd ‘Korea-Japan-China Education Seminar for Peace Education Materials’ is held in Tokyo, Japan from 10th August to 12th. The event, which has been jointly held by the KFTA and the Japan Teache...
5th EI World Congress was Held in Berlin
The 5th EI World Congress was held in Berlin, Germany from July 22nd to 26th with approximately 2,000 educators from 160 countries. Under the theme ‘Educators joining together for quality education ...
South and North Korean Teachers were Gathering in
The KFTA, the KTU (Korean Teachers and Education Workers’ Union) and Chosun Education Culture Trade Union of North Korea held ‘South and North Korean Educators’ Rally’ from August 6th to 9th in Pyon...
Most Influential Education Organization
A Joongang Daily Newspaper survey showed that the KFTA is the most influential organization among educational organizations and second most reliable organization among social organizations in Korea....
Newly Elected 33rd President
LEE Won-Hee, 55, a Korean language teacher at Jamsil High School in southeastern Seoul, was elected in July 12th as the new chairman of KFTA, getting 46.7 percent of 157,245 votes. LEE is the first ...
33rd KFTA President Election Candidates
The KFTA Election Committee screened the credentials of presidential election candidates and decided on 3 candidates for the 33rd KFTA presidential election on May 23rd. Candidate No. 1, Mr. Lee Won...