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North Korean schools to start new semester on Sept. 1

North Korean authorities recently handed down an order to schools throughout the country that directed them to start the new semester on Sept. 1,...

N. Korea orders investigation into shortage of teachers in rural schools

In the process of investigating the state of education across the country, North Korean authorities recently discovered a shortage of teaching staff at schools...

Universities in Pyongyang reopened on Aug. 10

Universities in North Korea's capital of Pyongyang reopened on Monday, forcing the quick return of students who had gone home to areas outside of...

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...

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