July. 16. 2020
Korean Education News
Opposition to Opening SAT Markets
As the U.S. expressed keen interest in opening online education and SAT markets in the second round of Free Trade Agreement talks between Korea and the U.S., it is expected to bring about controversie...
Negotiation Signing with MOE
The KFTA and the Ministry of Education and Human Resources signed a regular collective bargaining negotiations in the second half of 2004 and first half of 2005 (80 items and 130 articles) in the Mini...
6.15 Reunification Class
The KFTA, the KTU (Korean Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union) and the Chosun Education Culture Trade Union of North Korea plan to hold 6.15 reunification classes m...
Policy on Teachers’ Promotion and Employment
The KFTA held an urgent board of directors meeting on May 11th to confirm policy on teachers’ promotion an...
Teachers’ Day Event
In Korea, every May 15th is celebrated as ‘Teachers’ Day’. The KFTA held ‘Commemoratio...
Teachers’ Authority Infringement
Korean education society was shocked that a female elementary school teacher knelt down before par...
KFTA's New Secretary General Appointed
The Korean Federation of Teachers' Associations (President, YOUN Jong-Gun) held the 84th Board of Representatives on April 14th and approved Mr. CHO Heung-Soon, current Chief Director of Organizatio...
Teachers Gain Right to Enforce Local By-laws
This May it is expected that teachers will gain the right to regulate places of entertainment that could interfere with study such as arcades and video game rooms. The government and the ruling party ...
Dispute over Quality Teacher to Be Allocated
The Seoul Metropolitan Educational Office is planning to allocate specialized teachers to improve several schools that wish to change their current poor educational conditions. A grant of about $800,0...
KFTA PR Video Made
The KFTA produced a 2006 PR video and printed materials to attract new members. PR video and printed materials include the substance of the KFTA; history, policy on education and teachers, educational...