Recent Trends and Developments in Education in the Republic of Korea

by John C. Weidman (University of Pittsburgh) and Namgi Park (Kwangju National University of Education, South Korea) READ OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN SOUTH KOREA 1. Introduction Education is one of the hottest topics in Korea at the moment and frequently makes headline news…

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Education in the Republic of Korea

Education in the Republic of Korea Vital Facts and Figures Location: Southern portion of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea Land area: 38,381 square miles Major cities and their population: Seoul (capital): 9,891,000 Busan: 3,664, 000 Daegu: 2,480,000; Incheon:…

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Education in China

VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON THE EDUCATION OF CHINA by Robert Sedgwick, Editor WENR and Xiao Chen, WES Area Specialist The People’s Republic of China is the world’s most populous nation, with 1.2 billion people and more than 50 ethnic groups. About 80 percent live in…

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India: The Private Sector Emerges in Higher Education

by Sonja Bhan, WES Group Manager The system of higher education in India is one of the largest in the world. In just four years, the number of universities rose from 178 in 1997 to 256 in 2001. Between 1994 and 1999, more than 500…

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Admissions Officers Will Find Asian Guide Helpful

by Roshelle Filart, Senior Area Specialist, WES Given the fact that higher education is said to have played such an important role in fueling the Asian miracle, it is ironic that this book came out in 1997 — the year when so many of the…

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