Education in Korea
Historically, Korea was differently ruled and named. The official records on organised education start with Three Kingdoms period.Since 1945, Korea has been divided into two separate countries
What can the US learn from South Korea's testing pressures?
South Korean students have consistently been at the top of global standardized tests. But the high grades have come at a tremendous cost.
Education in North Korea
Education in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is universal and state funded schooling by the government. The national literacy rate for citizens 15 years of age and older is over 99 pe...
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Education in South Korea
Education in South Korea is provided by both public schools and private schools. Both types of schools receive funding from the government, although the amount that the private schools receive is less...
Education in the Joseon Dynasty
Education in the Joseon Dynasty of Korea was largely aimed at preparing students for government service. The ultimate goal of most students was successful passage of the state examinations, known as ...
Seodang
Seodang were private village schools providing elementary education during the Goryeo and Joseon dynasties of Korea.
They were primarily occupied with providing initial training in the Chinese cla...
Seodang - Wikipedia
History of education in Korea
The history of education in Korea can be traced back to the Three Kingdoms of Korea, or even back to the prehistoric period. Both private schools and public schools were prominent. Public education wa...
History of education in Korea - Wikipedia
What can the US learn from South Korea's testing pressures?
South Korean students have consistently been at the top of global standardized tests. But the high grades have come at a tremendous cost.
Jeon Hyeongpil
Chun Hyeongpil(in Hangul:전형필, in Hanja:全鎣弼, July 29, 1906 ~ January 26, 1962 Seoul) was a Korean educationist and an art collector who gathered hundreds of Korean cultural assets and had the pen name ...
Jeon Hyeongpil - Wikipedia
Akhak gwebeom
The Akhak gwebeom (Korean: 악학궤범, literally "musical canon") is a nine-volume treatise on music, written in Korea in the 15th century, in the Joseon Dynasty. It is written by hand in hanja, and dep...
Akhak gwebeom - Wikipedia
Heo Jong-suk
Heo Jong-suk (korean: 허정숙, hanja: 許貞淑, July 16, 1908 - June 5, 1991) was a Korean independence activist and writer, Journalist, Communism activist, feminist, sex positive activist. Her real name was J...
Heo Jong-suk - Wikipedia
Gukhak
The Gukhak, was the sole recorded institution of higher learning in the Silla period of medieval Korean history. It provided training in the Chinese classics. An earlier institution, the Taehak, had ...
Basic hanja for educational use
Hanmun gyoyukyong gicho hanja (lit. "basic hanja for educational use") are a subset of hanja defined in 1972 by a South Korean standard for educational use. 900 characters are expected to be learnt by...
Kim Il-yeop
Kim Il-yeop, or Kim Iryŏp, (Korean: 김일엽, hanja: 金一葉; April 28, 1896 - May 28, 1971) was a Korean writer, journalist, feminist activist, Buddhist nun.Her given name was Kim Won-ju (김원주, 金元周); Her penna...
Kim Il-yeop - Wikipedia
Choi Jungsook
Choi Jungsook (10 February 1902 – 23 February 1977) was an activist in the Korean independence movement and women's movement. She was also an educator, a doctor, the first woman principal in Jeju, and...
Gwageo
The gwageo (or kwago) were the national civil service examinations under the Goryeo and Joseon dynasties of Korea. Typically quite demanding, these tests measured candidates' knowledge of the Chinese ...
Sungkyunkwan
Sungkyunkwan, also called Taehak (태학, 太學), was the foremost education institution in Korea during the late Goryeo and Joseon Dynasties. It is located in its original location at the bottom of the Seou...
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Seonggyungwan
Sungkyunkwan, also called Taehak (태학, 太學), was the foremost education institution in Korea during the late Goryeo and Joseon Dynasties. It is located in its original location at the bottom of the Seou...
Seonggyungwan - Wikipedia
National English Ability Test
National English Ability Test, normally called NEAT, is a test of ability to understand and use English. The test was developed in South Korea by the Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation (KIC...
English village
English villages are language education institutions which aim to create a language immersion environment for students of English in their own country.The concept is run as a commercial venture in Spa...
English village - Wikipedia
Joongdong Educational Foundation
The Joongdong Educational Foundation (학교법인 중동학원) is a private school corporation that operates Joongdong High School and Joongdong Middle School. Founded in 1906 as the Joongdong School (중동학교), the Jo...
Chadwick International
Chadwick International is a K-12, coeducational, nonsectarian, non-profit, independent, day school located in the Songdo International City. The school allows Korean students can attend together with ...
Chadwick International - Wikipedia
Great Korean Encyclopedia
The Great Korean Encyclopedia is a 30-volume encyclopedia published in North Korea. It includes more than 100,000 lemmas, 25,000 visual aids and photos and more than 5,200 biographical names.
Great Korean Encyclopedia - Wikipedia