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State of Education The Republic of Korea (also known as South Korea) continues to make gigantic strides to improve their quality of education as per the GEFI guidelines. Priority 1: Put every child in school Since 1980, South Korea has maintained a 97% enrollment rate by providing free and compulsory primary and middle school education. The percentage of students who continue on to secondary schooling has been 99% since 1990. The percen
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  State of EducationThe Republic of Korea (also known as South Korea) continues to make gigantic strides toimprove their quality of education as per the E! guidelines#$riority %& $ut every child in schoolSince %'* South Korea has maintained a '+, enrollment rate by providing free and compulsory primary and middle school education# The percentage of students who continue on to secondary schooling has been '', since %''# The percentage of students who move on to higher education is about +%,# South Korea is ensuring that they are doing whatever they can to make school ready and available to every child in the country (Republic of Korea* -%+)# The chart below demonstrates South Korea.s gross enrollment ratio* which is the highest of any country in the world (Education in South Korea* -%/)#  $riority -& mprove quality of learningThe percentage of 0$ allocated for education has steadily been rising over the years*  providing more money for schools# Even though the students are being given high quality education* the emphasis placed on it is so high that suicide rates are high because students find themselves too stressed and overwhelmed by the pressure to perform well and get into a high1ranking university# n recent years* the South Korean government has introduced reforms focusedon reducing the emphasis on test taking and lessening the importance of e2am results in the university admissions process* but there is still a long way to go when students are in school -- days of the year for %/1%3 hours each day (Education in South Korea* -%/)# The graph below demonstrates the suicide rates (orange) of certain age groups ( 사망원인 * -%4)#  $riority /& !oster global citi5enshipThis has been South Korea.s main focus of the E! guidelines# 6s a result of their aim to provide every teacher with a $7 by the year -* South Korea now has one of the best 7T education infrastructures among 8E70 countries# 9ot only have they provided their own teachers with classroom technology* but they have built 7T1based teaching facilities in thirty1four countries# South Korea is providing many opportunities for their students by offering e2change programs* increased resources for research* partnerships between schools and industries* as well as research and internship programs# n addition to e2change students* South Korea also actively hires native English1speaking teachers to come and teach the required English courses# (Republic of Korea* -%/)#  To summari5e* South Korea is e2celling with $riorities % and /* while their efforts with $riority - are an ongoing struggle with overwhelming pressure to perform on e2ams and with student suicides because of the fact#
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