The American School System as Compared to the Korean School System
This paper discusses the fierce competition that American high-school students face from international Korean students and the reasons behind this.
# 5620 | 990 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2001 |
Published on Feb 10, 2003 in Asian Studies (East Asian Cultures) , Education (Curriculum) , Education (Teaching Methods)
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This paper compares the Korean school system to the American school system. It discusses issues such as-- curriculum, foreign language studies, uniforms and learning hours. It also examines parent involvement in their children's education in both countries. It concludes that American children have a lot to learn from Korean children and it starts with their schooling.
From the Paper:"It's hard to believe that just a year ago, the American economy was growing at an exponential rate with unlimited job opportunities available in almost every industry. With the stock market breaking record highs, new upstart "dot.com" companies making millions in their first year and doubling of jobs in the service sector, a bright and stable future seemed almost a guarantee for many high school students who would soon be entering the job markets. This growth, however short lived, is now in a downhill progression with the plummeting stock market, many computer companies in bankruptcy, and American companies laying people off in record numbers and downsizing nationally. Combine this recession with globalization and American high school students are now facing fierce competition nationally and internationally for jobs. The question is whether or not your average American high school graduate is scholastically prepared to compete for these sought-after jobs? Unfortunately, I don't think so and I hope to provide valid evidence that will support my thoughts. In comparing the Korean school systems with those of the Americans, I feel that the difference is clear."
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