Nov. 20. 2019
Korean Education News
Launch of Green Eco-sharing Campaign
Representing 30 civic groups including KFTA, the Preparatory Commission for Green Eco-sharing Campaign announced the launch of Green Eco-sharing Campaign at Seoul Press Center on Feb 11. A three-point...
2009 ASEAN-Korea Education Leaders Forum
To mark the 20th anniversary of Korea-ASEAN dialogue partnership, ASEAN-Korea Education Leaders Forum was held in Seoul during November 26-29. The forum proposed by KFTA and Teachers' Council of Th...
Comment on New Disciplinary Procedure for Teachers
On Nov 16, the Ministry of Education(MEST) announced its plan to improve the disciplinary measures against teachers. "We basically agree with the government that misconducting teachers should be app...
Comment on One-year Early School Entrance Plan
The government's plan to lower school entry age by one year to tackle the falling birth rate has met growing resistance from the education sector. When Presidential council for Future and Vision a...
「Teacher Counselling Casebook」
On Dec 23, KFTA announced the production and distribution of「Teacher Counselling Casebook」to answer the questions of teachers regarding their profession and to minimize possible disadvantages they m...
KFTA President’s New Year’s Message
Dear Colleagues, I would like express our gratitude in appreciation of your concern and cooperation with the Korean Federation of Teachers' Associations (KFTA) in 2009. This year, KFTA kept doing...
World Poverty Day Commemoration
To mark October 17th International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, KFTA (the Korean Federation of Teachers’ Associa...
Comment on OECD Education at a glance 2009
When the 2009 edition of Education at a glance: OECD Indicators was released, KFTA immediately announced its official comment. It said the education environment in Korea has not improved much from 2...
Statement to Urge New Teacher Hiring in 2010
As the government intends to maintain its freeze on teacher hiring next year, KFTA strongly urged the government to significantly increase the number of teachers for next year saying that the hiring...
Comment on 2010 Education Budget
Regarding 2010 government budget which freezes education spending and teacher salary, KFTA expressed concerns over a weakening of the public education. In 2010 education budget, the total budget ...