Nov. 20. 2019
Korean Education News
KFTA Position on the 6th EIAP Regional Conference
KFTA expressed its regret that the 6th EI Asia Pacific Regional Conference planned to be held in Seoul, Korea was nullified. F...
The current 10-year assessment period for teacher performance will be shortened, Master Teacher Program to boost teachers’ professional ability wi...
Visit of EIAP Chief Coordinator
Mr. Aloysius Mathews, EI Asia Pacific Region Chief Coordinator visited Korea to identify current Korean education on February 13th...
New Deal Education Policy
KFTA indicated that large investments should be made in the education sector which has great inducement effects on production in order to overcome the overall economic challenges and youth unemploym...
KFTA-MEST policy dialogue
On February 11th, MEST minister Ahn Byong-man visited KFTA and said, "After taking office, I've seen so many changes in education driven by teachers' ...
Stabilization of school uniform prices
Large school uniform manufacturers have recently increased school uniform prices up to 15% amid economic difficulties putting additional burden on students and parents. To stabilize the prices of sc...
National Student Assessment Results
<2008 student assessment results and measures for poor performing students is announced> When MEST announced 2008 National Student Assessment results and measures for students who failed to meet ...
Press Conference on Educational Current Issues
On November 25th, the Korean Federation of Teachers’ Associations (KFTA) held a press conference at the Seoul Press Center to urge the government to address educational current issues. At the pres...
Forum on 60 Years of Korean Education
On November 26th, forum on “Achievements and Challenges for 60 Years of Korean Education” was held at the Eduwell Center of Seoul National University of Education, jointly by KFTA, Korean Educatio...
Forum on a Sabbatical Leave Program for Teachers
KFTA held an Education Policy Forum on November 6th to discuss “The Right Way to Implement Sabbatical Leave Program for Teachers.” Korea has recently mapped out “Sabbatical Leave Program for T...