July. 20. 2019
Korean Education News
FKTU awards KRW 130 million scholarships
The Federation of Korean Trade Unions(FKTU) has provided KRW 130 million to support the 130 high school students recommended by KFTA. The FKTU Scholarship Foundat...
The result of the 34th KFTA Presidential Election
KFTA, the largest teachers union in South Korea, has recently elected the Seoul National University professor Ahn Yang-Ok as its 34th President. 155,615 teachers out of 17...
Disclosure of teacher organization members list
On April 19, a Korean lawmaker disclosed the members list of five teacher organizations and unions including KFTA, Korean Teachers and Education Workers' Union, Korean Uni...
Performance reflection years, finalized
Regarding the performance reflection period for teacher promotion, the government finalized the plan to allow teachers select the most favorable three year records out of ...
KFTA requests Education Ministry for negotiation
On April 1, KFTA made a negotiation request to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST) to address the recent urgent issues including the government plan...
The 54th National Education Research Competition
On April 13, KFTA announced the final results of the 54th National Education Research Competition where more than 2000 teachers participated nationwide. Gajwa High School te...
The 92nd KFTA Board of Representatives Meeting
The 92nd KFTA Board of Representatives meeting was held at KFTA’s main auditorium on April 9. Regarding the recent corruption scandals in education, KFTA agreed to a stron...
KFTA's opinion on the Parliamentary Education Comm
In its official comment on Jan 14, KFTA welcomed the Parliamentary Education Committee's final approval of the introduction of Income Contingent Loan(ICL) program for students from the first semester ...
Foundation of KFTA Curricula Research Association
On Dec 30, professional teacher organization KFTA held the founding ceremony of Curricula Research Association to communicate with education reality more closely, to lead practical school-based improv...
KFTA and MEST signed negotiation agreement
KFTA and MEST(Ministry of Education, Science and Technology) signed 2009 Negotiation Agreement(35 items) on Feb 5 at MEST conference room. Based on mutual commitment to the professional developmen...