Hyunsu Hwang teaches 10th graders as a high school English teacher in South Korea. He is the international director of the Korean Teachers and Education Workers Union (KTU, or Jeongyojo), and a member of Education International’s Asia-Pacific Regional Committee.He holds a Master in Professional Studies (MPS) degree in Labor and Global Workers' Rights from Pennsylvania State University.
Written by Hyunsu Hwang
COVID-19 is a world-wide fear and a tremendous threat in every area of our lives. It affects everyone in the world. The scenes being captured look very familiar to us in a sense. They look like scenes from movies, but sadly this is a real and unprecedented situation in human...“COVID-19 and Education in South Korea”, by Hyunsu Hwang.
On December 10, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in his speech to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Human Rights Day: "Among countries that went through colonial rule, dictatorship, and war, there are few countries that have the level of South Korean human rights." He added, “there is still a...#UDHR70 - “Trade Union Rights are Human Rights: South Korean Teachers Deprived of Union Representation”, by Hyunsu Hwang
The “Forward” of the 2018 World Development Report (WDR) by the World Bank Group’s president, Jim Yong Kim, shocked me. It starts: “Education and learning raise aspirations, set values, and ultimately enrich lives. The country where I was born, the Republic of Korea, is a good example of how education...#WDR2018 Reality Check #18: “Behind the Scores; Myths on Korean education” by Hyunsu Hwang