Busan to Cut Native Speaking Teachers
2 years 24 weeks ago

SEOUL, South Korea -- According to an article in Monday's Busan Ilbo, Busan will follow Gyeonggi-do, Seoul (and to a lesser degree, Gangwon-do) in cutting the native speaking teacher budget.

"From next year, native speaking English assistant teachers working in Busan elementary, middle and high schools are expected to be significantly reduced. While the government...

Gyeonggi Province to Axe GEPIK English Teacher Jobs
3 years 4 weeks ago

According to the Korea Times, a sudden and unexpected budget cut by the Gyeonggi Provincial Council, will leave 819 foreign teachers without a job soon.

While rumors of public school jobs being cut in the near future are nothing new, this is a major step in the way of eliminating foreign teachers, while having Korean teachers take over the reigns of English classes.

A 15.6 billion won budget was set to...

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