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August 2014: An Assault Upon Our Children

"To be a South Korean child ultimately is not about freedom, personal choice or happiness; it is about production, performance and obedience." He is suggests to put children's welfare first in the South Korean private education industry. His main message is in the cote that he brings from Yi Kwang-su (1989), an early reformist intellectual who says: “On Child-Centrism,” “As long as parents live, children have no freedom and are treated like slaves or livestock not unlike subjects of a feudal lord.” He concludes that the education system must end this "age-old feudal system that passes for education and reflect on what the country's most vulnerable citizens might themselves want". You can read the whole article here