South Korea boasts one of the best education systems in the world, but it’s NOT without sacrifice.
Curious about how Korea does it, 3 Welsh teenagers swap their classrooms, teachers and parents back home for a school in Seoul…
For three days the Welsh teens try to survive Korea’s pressure cooker school system to see if they can succeed.
Here’s a glance of what you’ll learn in this “School Swap” video:
- Who will Sara, Tommy and stay with?
- You’ll drool over the incredible lunch 1 Korean mom prepares
- You’ll see 1 Korean teen with amazing piano skills
- Why the Korean education system is the toughest in the world.
- What a typical day looks like for Korean students and just how long it is
- How long a teacher can take hour cell phone from you for certain reasons
- What the punishment is for being late for school at the school Tommy is attending
- Where Korean students must place their cell phones when they get to class
- The single reason Sara is so popular at the Korean girl’s school
- What’s the drop out rate of Korean students compared to Welsh students
- What 1 Buddhist temple asks visitors to do so Korean students can get good exam results
- What religious rituals Korean mothers will participate in so their children can get good college entrance exam scores
- What the literacy rate was in Korea 60 years ago compared to now
- How well the Korean male students did on the Welsh GCSE math exam
- How many students in the class found the test difficult or easy
- How Koreans rank in Math compared to the rest of the world
- What makes Korean students so smart in certain subjects
- What the 1 similarity there is between South Korean and Welsh schools
- What 3 foods make the Korean school dinners so healthy
- Why the Korean principal of 1 Korean school introduced a “sports day”.
- How many hours a typical school day is for this one boys school (shocking!)
- What drives Korean students to study such long hours in school, public libraries and hagwons (institutes)
- What sacrifices Korean parents make for their children so they can get a private education
- Why Tommy knows very little about English grammar compared to Korean students
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