Epik announces an increase in the number of available positions and locations, the possible effects of MERS, and the uncertain future of TaLK.
More on the competitiveness of EPIK, EPIK’s latest changes, recruiters being shady, and the possible end of the TaLK program
I got to teach the highest level class at English camp again this vacation, where I met the smartest kid at English camp.
How competitive is it to get accepted into the EPIK program? The answer to this common question has always been elusive, however EPIK has recently released some new statistics, which suggest the answer is: about one chance in three.
How to get a job teaching English in a Korean university – who is qualified, what the universities are looking for, and how the hiring process works. By a member of the hiring committee.
This is the second and final part of my look at the future of teaching English in Korea, examining how there came to be so many English teachers in Korea, how things have changed, and where things will go from here.
The general consensus is that public school teaching positions in Korea – EPIK, TaLK, GEPIK, and SMOE – have become increasingly competitive. This article attempts to look at the evidence for this idea, and examine just how competitive these programs have become.
So I’ve been offered a teaching position at a Korean university, which is incredibly exciting and gratifying news. This is the story of how I got the job.
Interviewing teachers to find my replacement, and a few other stories from my last days at my tiny Gyeonggi-do elementary school.
Korean innovation schools (혁신학교) – the future of Korean education, or hotbeds of crypto-communists corrupting young minds? My year at an innovation school.