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Watchdog Says Law Mandating Higher Education for Foreign Teachers Discriminatory

S Korean Watchdog Says Law Mandating Higher Education for Foreign Teachers Discriminatory

The current law requiring only foreigners to have a higher education qualification to teach at local cram schools, or hagwon, is discriminatory, the state human rights watchdog said Saturday. The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) said it is… Read More »S Korean Watchdog Says Law Mandating Higher Education for Foreign Teachers Discriminatory

Universities up in arms over education ministry's evaluation process

S Korean universities up in arms over education ministry’s evaluation process

Universities are protesting the provisional results of the Ministry of Education’s triannual certification and competency evaluation process, announced earlier this week. They claimed that the government-led evaluation process may create overheated competition among them and leave them underfunded, while undermining… Read More »S Korean universities up in arms over education ministry’s evaluation process