English-training programme draws criticism in South Korea

05/9/2013 | Korea Herald (Seoul), The

South Korea's Teaching English in English programme -- intended to improve the English-teaching abilities of the country's teachers -- is facing some criticism from those who say it is ineffective. Already, more than 1,300 English teachers in Seoul have been certified through the programme, and another 1,500 educators have completed regional programmes. However, some have raised concerns, saying that, in some cases, teachers are passed who should have failed.

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