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SKorea's $4 Million Teacher

The Wall Street Journal | AMANDA RIPLEY | Posted 08.04.2013 | World

Kim Ki-hoon earns $4 million a year in South Korea, where he is known as a rock-star teacher—a combination of words not typically heard in the rest ...

Behind the Curtains of Korean Education

Alex Reichert | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Alex Reichert

At the possible expense of an enjoyable childhood, Koreans have earned their spot in the rankings. And we must realize that we cannot successfully emulate such a system without emulating the culture as well.

Robots Teach English In South Korea

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In South Korea, where certified English teachers are scarce, the government has developed a unique approach to meet students' needs: robot teachers. ...

Dongguk University, Korean University, Begins Legal Fight With Yale

The New York Times | JOHN SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A major Korean university is engaged in a heated legal battle with Yale University, bringing a culture preoccupied with honor into a clash with bare-k...