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South Korea

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Country Name
Republic of Korea (South Korea)

Official Language
Korean
Other languages include Austrian, Chinese, German, English and roughly around12 other languages.

Writing system
Hangeul Currency
won (US$1 = 1,156.3 won) (2010)

National Flag
Taegeukgi

National Flower
Mugunghwa (Rose of Sharon)

Government System
Republic Holidays
New Year's Mi-su-da Feb.1-5 (Seoul)
Jejo Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival Feb.2-4
Samcheok Jeongwol Daeboreum Feb.3-6 (Gangwon-do)
Lunar New Years Feb. 9-11 (Seoul)
New Year's Arirang Jan. 23-24
Gangneung Danoje Festival Jun. 21-27 (Gangwon-do)
From 1945.8.15 to 1948.8.15 Aug. 14-31 (Seoul)
Palace tour in Seoul Sep. 30 (Seoul) Population
48.87 million (South Korea) (2010) Population of Capital
Seoul (10.4 million) History of South Korea 16th Century- established secondary and private school systems
19th, early 20th Century- modern private schools were established
November 1947-WWII, Japan was defeat, UN occupied, established a school system based on US.
1948-May 10, first presidential elections, Primary (most) were co-education, up to 6th grade was compulosry
1980s- Ministy of education was established
1989-Teachers established the National Teachers Union (NTU--Chon'gyouo)
1989-1994-internet is booming, computer programs are distributed to schools
1994-The special education promotion act is amended Demographics of South Korea Demographics (con.) South Korea Education Chart U.S Education Chart South Korea
Education School Funding M.E.S.T Governing bodies Private Donors/Organizations Early, Primary, and Secondary schools Admission Fees Tuition Fees Upper Secondary schools Private schools Education institution yearly spending on students Curriculum Primary schools Secondary schools Ethics
Korean language
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
PE
Music
Arts Mathematics
English/Korean language
Social Studies
Science
Oral education
PE
Music
Fine Arts/practical arts Upper Secondary schools Same core classes as secondary
Science divided into physics, chemistry, biology and earth science Social Studies, divided into physics, chemistry, geography, history, politics, economics and cultural studies, respectively. Demographics compared to United States Mean Scores for Reading, Math, and Science High school Degree and College Education Teacher Preparation Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree
Graduate form academic high school, College scholastic ability test
Attended teacher college/university Teacher Salary:

Lower secondary school teachers
Minimum expected starting yearly salary of $30,401, with the potential to make as much as $84,529 by the end of their careers Secondary Education

Duration: 3yrs

Instruction: Teacher assigns group projects and problem to solve and teach class.

Testing: Assessment of educational achievement (NAEA) Upper Secondary Education

Duration: 3yrs

Instruction: Teachers, tutors

Testing: Entrance exams,College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT). Gyobok Institutional Structure General/academic high schools-lottery system

Vocational/technical high schools-Entrance exams/Junior High grades score

Specialist schools- Apply for admissions

Higher Education- Apply for admissions/Scores Higher Education Public Schools- Free, school in area

Private Schools- Paying Tuition

Special Education- available
WEE program (we+education+emotion project)
Specials programs for low-income/multicultural families
Head start program for migrant students Early/Primary/Secondary Academic School Year Two semesters

First semester -March through July

Second from-September through February

Breaks- Summer and winter breaks,

Half-days-10 Days (optional) at the beginning and end of each break Minimum of 220 days attendance

No School in August and January Work Conditions/Benefits

Teacher’s workday from 7:30am-5pm
with an additional half day on Saturday
No sick days- Unless really ill
Overtime
National health care
25-37.5 work hours Grading System sce2131126@maricopa.edu Work Cited http://www.classbase.com/Countries/South-Korea/Grading-System

http://www.ncee.org/programs-affiliates/center-on-international-education-benchmarking/top-performing-countries/south-korea-overview/south-korea-instructional-systems/

http://www.ncee.org/programs-affiliates/center-on-international-education-benchmarking/top-performing-countries/south-korea-overview/

http://asiasociety.org/education/learning-world/south-korean-education

http://www.timeforkids.com/destination/south-korea/day-in-life

http://www.korea.net/AboutKorea/Korea-at-a-Glance/Facts-about-Korea

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/south-korea

http://www.braintrack.com/linknav.htm?pprevid=205&level=3

http://www.childinfo.org/files/IND_Korea_Rep.pdf

http://countrystudies.us/south-korea/42.htm

http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/1400/South-Korea-EDUCATIONAL-SYSTEM-OVERVIEW.html Presentation by: Scenario Rivera Learn Korean Who Word Meaning

Girl-Girl unnie or unni Older sister, friend, female

Boy-Girl noona Older sister, friend, female

Girl-Boy Oppa Older brother, friend, male

Boy-Boy Hyung Older brother, friend, male

Girl,Boy-Mother umma Mother or motherly figure

People nado me too 1. Fruit is a luxury item-it's expensive

2. Tipping is not required in Korea

3. Drinking in Public is legal

4. The number 4 is extremely unlucky

5. Kpop is huge 5 Fun Facts
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