Nov. 20. 2019
Korean Education News
KFTA’s 89th Plenary Board of Representatives
At the 89th plenary board of representatives on November 21st, KFTA deliberated objects of its policy on the current educational issues- education tax nullification, education budget reduction, teac...
KFTA National Teachers’ Tennis Championships
On November 2nd, KFTA President’s National Teachers Tennis Championships 2008 were as held at the tennis court of Chungnam National University with 165 players in 72 teams participating. This tour...
Criticism on Nullification of Education Tax
More people are getting concerned that education tax nullification policy might make the situation worse for the field of education. The Korean government proposed reorganization of the taxati...
3rd Korea-China-Japan Textbook Conference
< Teachers from China and Japan meet with Korean women victims > KFTA and KTU (Korean Teachers and Education Workers’ Union) together with ACFTU (All China Federation of Trade Unions) and JTU (Ja...
Press Conference on Demolishing Harmful Environmen
KFTA with parents association held ‘Press Conference Urging to Demolish Harmful Environment to the Youth’ at...
Law on Opening Education Information
Oppositions are expected against the plans made by Ministry of Education and Science Technology (MEST) to make information of the number of teacher members of country’s elementary, middle and high s...
OECD’s Education at a Glance – Situation of Korea
According to OCED’s ‘2008 Education at a Glance,’ public education cost rate was 7.2% of Korea’s GDP, higher than OECD average 5.8%. Out of public education cost, government contribution was 4.3%,...
Korea Education Budget Plan in 2009
Ministry of Education and Science Technology presented a budget plan for 2009, amounting total 41 trillion 581 billion won on October 1. It is increased size by 9.4% than this year. Total financ...
Throes in Opening of International Middle Schools
Seoul education office showed the will to push forward in opening international middle school next March regardless of consideration suspension regarding Seoul education committee’s motion of intern...
Special Class on Dokdo Island
< Korean elementary school students attending a special class about Dokdo> Shinmyung elementary school in Seoul offered a ‘Special Class on Dokdo Island’ for 5th graders on October 3rd. The class...