Weeks before Korea’s school year begins, the KDCA chief suggested in a research paper that classrooms should provide in-person learning, stressing that keeping kids at home was “costly at both the individual and societal levels.”
Telecom operators are making a foray into online education amid growing demand for digital learning as people seek to avoid face-to-face contact during the coronavirus pandemic.
Foreign students in the United States could be forced to leave the country or transfer to another college if their schools only offer online classes this fall, according to new guidelines released by U.S. federal immigration authorities Monday.
Korean universities will be freed from a web of online learning regulations as they adapt to the post-Covid-19 age, local education authorities said. The changes include eliminating a cap on the share of courses that universities can hold online.
Korean health authorities Wednesday said they detected what appears to be coronavirus transmission among students in a school, nearly a month after classrooms reopened.
The Ministry of Education Thursday flatly denied any possibility that the government will offer a universal cash payment to college students, underscoring that the tuition issue was up to universities and their students to resolve.
The Ministry of Education said Tuesday it would look into growing calls from angry university students demanding tuition refunds, hinting at a possible intervention in a monthslong conflict that has plagued college campuses across the nation.