All posts tagged "schools"

  • South Korean middle school students use their smartphones at a bus station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    [CNN] Kids perform better when schools ban smartphones study shows

      Do you want your children to do better in exams? Then take away their smartphones. (Sorry, kids!) Schools that ban students from carrying phones see a clear improvement in their test scores, according to a...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    S. Korean schools to start anti-ISIS lessons

    By Kim Rahn The South Korean government is preparing a curriculum on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for elementary, middle and high school students to prevent Korean teenagers from joining the organization. The program...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Children greet each other at an elementary school in Daejeon City, South Chungcheong Province, on Jan. 5, 2015, while touring the school two months ahead of beginning first grade. (Yonhap)
    Late start school program expands to Seoul

    By Kim Se-jeong At least 368 elementary, middle and high schools in Seoul will start classes at 9 a.m. from March 1, the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) said Thursday. Superintendent Cho Hee-yeon said more schools...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Students at KISC in Los Angeles Saturday (Park Ji-hye/Korea Times)
    SoCal Korean language schools kick off spring semester

    The Korean Institute of Southern California, which operates eight branches of language schools in the region, started its spring classes for the 2014-2015 year Saturday. Additional schools in Cerritos, Downey and Irvine will kick off Jan. 31.

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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  • (NEWSis)
    Seoul schools to start at 9 o’clock

    By Jung Min-ho Starting with the next academic year, elementary, middle and high schools in Seoul will likely start at 9 a.m., up to 90 minutes later than they currently start, according to Seoul’s education chief Monday....

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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    US schools dominate new global university rankings, SNU rates No. 72

    1-Harvard, 2-MIT, 3-UC Berkeley, 4-Stanford, 7-CalTech, 8-UCLA, 10-Columbia U.S. World & News Report released its first “Best Global Universities” ranking of 500 institutions from 49 countries. The ranking compiled the list taking into account 10 factors, the...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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