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Administration of SAT to be Reinforced in Korea

As reported in The Korea Times yesterday, Korean students will have to put up with tougher administration of the SAT test starting in May.  The Educational Testing Service (ETS), the United States organizer of the test, said Sunday that applicants … Continue reading

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Virginia Tech Visit

On September 29 of this year, Donald R. Back, Director of the Language and Culture Institute, which is part of Outreach and International Affairs at Virginia Tech University visited Fulbright’s U.S. Education Center.  We apologize for this delayed post regarding … Continue reading

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Daewon Foreign Language High School to Eliminate English Listening Test

A headline caught my eye in the Joongang Daily the other day.  “Daewon to Ax English Listening Tests in ’10.”    In 2010, English listening tests will be scrapped for second year middle school students who plan to apply for … Continue reading

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NIA Official and Two Luce Scholars Visit Fulbright

On September 11, Dr. Hwang, Jong-Sung, Executive Vice President, IT Policy Division of the National Information Society Agency (NIA), visited Fulbright along with two 2009-2010 Luce Scholars, Nathaniel Gleicher and Brittan K. Heller.  The Asia Foundation Office in Korea facilitates … Continue reading

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Koreans Flock to the Phillipines for English Study

An article in today’s Korea Times deals with the increasing number of Koreans who are traveling to the Phillipines for English Study.  The last five years, in particular, have seen a phenomenal rise in numbers.  Foreigners who want to enroll … Continue reading

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Korea’s Academic Credit Bank System

The Academic Credit Bank system (ACBS) is an open educational system which recognizes diverse learning experiences gained not only in-school but also out-of school. When the learner accumulates the necessary ACBS-approved credits, he/she can be awarded a degree.  The Academic … Continue reading

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