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Why are fewer students attending N. Korean elementary schools than before?

North Korean authorities recently conducted an investigation into why the number of new elementary students in the country has fallen so much compared to...

N. Korea moves to merge education colleges nationwide

North Korea has begun merging education colleges throughout the country as part of an effort to reduce education-related expenditures, Daily NK has learned. The country's...

Classroom doors at N. Korean schools “sealed shut”

North Korea’s education authorities have taken the unprecedented step of locking the doors to school classrooms and affixing them with “paper seals” amid efforts...

North Korean schools to go on vacation again from July 1

North Korean authorities have ordered all educational institutions to go on vacation again from July 1 until Aug. 31, Daily NK has learned.  While the...

N. Korea moves to bolster technical expertise of security officials

North Korea recently created a new program in the country’s State Security University (SSU) to strengthen the technical expertise of Ministry of State Security...

N. Korean students return to school amid stringent disease control measures

North Korean students returned to school on June 3 amid stringent measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to a Daily NK source...

N. Korea delays the start of school from June 1 to...

North Korea has delayed the start of school from June 1 to June 3 because so many schools throughout the country failed to properly...

North Korean schools to reopen on the first of June

North Korea's education ministry recently announced that child care centers, preschools, elementary schools, middle schools and high schools will reopen on June 1, Daily...

N. Korean teachers restricted from travelling until December

North Korean authorities recently issued orders restricting the travel of teachers for the rest of the year as part of measures to prevent the...

Special program helps defectors get behind the wheel

Kim Ji-soon, whose name was changed at her request, is a North Korean defector in her 40s who resides in the Gwanak district of...

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