Seoul City Council Contemplates Repeal of Student Human Rights Ordinance Despite Superintendent’s Opposition

Seoul Education Superintendent Advocates Upholding Student Human Rights Ordinance

Changwon Yoon, Reporter

In response to discussions surrounding the potential repeal of the Seoul Student Human Rights Ordinance at the Seoul City Council, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education Superintendent Cho Hee-yeon emphasized the importance of preserving this ordinance.

Superintendent Cho made an impassioned appeal, stating that safeguarding and promoting students’ human rights is crucial for fostering an innovative and inclusive education system in the future.

He expressed concern over the possibility of reverting to a time before the implementation of the Student Human Rights Ordinance and categorized the repeal as a significant setback, considering its establishment in schools for over a decade.

Addressing arguments against the ordinance, particularly the notion that it promotes homosexuality and undermines teaching authority, Superintendent Cho dismissed these claims as unfounded misunderstandings and prejudices. He asserted that the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education recognizes the gravity of the declining teaching authority.

Superintendent Cho acknowledged that the reasons for this decline are intricate and emphasized the necessity of simultaneously guaranteeing students’ human rights and establishing the educational rights of new teachers to address the issue effectively.

Furthermore, Superintendent Cho emphasized that respecting students as individuals is vital for their development into responsible citizens who both honor the human rights of others and protect their own.

There is a strong likelihood that an ordinance aiming to repeal the Seoul Student Human Rights Ordinance will be presented to the Education Committee of the Seoul Metropolitan Council during its upcoming meeting on the 12th.

Reporter Changwon Yoon
Regarding the discussion on the repeal of the Seoul Student Human Rights Ordinance at the Seoul City Council on the 11th, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education Superintendent Cho Hee-yeon said, “The Student Human Rights Ordinance must be upheld.”

Superintendent Cho issued an appeal on this day and said, “It is essential to guarantee and promote the human rights of students for an innovative education of coexistence in the future.”

He pointed out, “Seoul Education should not go back to the time before the implementation of the Student Human Rights Ordinance,” and “The repeal of the Student Human Rights Ordinance, which has already been established in schools for over 10 years, is a clear regression. ”

He also said, “Some argue that the student human rights ordinance should be repealed by citing the promotion of homosexuality and providing reasons for the decline in teaching authority, but these are completely unjust misunderstandings and prejudices,” adding, “Seoul Metropolitan Office. Education is fully aware of the seriousness of the decline in teaching authority.” “There is,” he said.

However, he said, “The reasons for the decline in teaching rights are very complex,” and “They can only be resolved if efforts to guarantee the human rights of students and efforts to establish the educational rights of new teachers are made side by side.”

Superintendent Cho also said, “Only when students are respected as individuals can they grow into citizens who respect the human rights of others and protect their own human rights.”

It is reported that there is a high possibility that an ordinance to repeal the Seoul Student Human Rights Ordinance will be submitted to the Education Committee of the Seoul Metropolitan Council to be held on the 12th.
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[스포츠조선 이정혁 기자]”Season 2 will happen… Doesn’t Yoo Seung-ho predict it?”

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On SBS Love FM’s ‘Heo Ji-woong Show’ broadcast on the 27th, author Kang Full appeared as a guest and shared the story behind ‘Moving’ and stories about Season 2.

Author Kang Full is the original writer and screenwriter of ‘Moving,’ which recently became popular and received favorable reviews for opening a new chapter in Korean hero stories. ‘Symud’ is a series of human action that depicts the story of children living in the present while hiding their superpowers and their parents living in the past while hiding painful secrets.

On this day, Heo Ji-woong said, “I enjoyed watching ‘Move’. It was fun,” and “I actually had some doubts about it in the middle. Since the original writer is writing the drama his own, the plot is slow to But after the middle, not only me, but many people, “I think people from all over the world came together and had so much fun watching it until the end,” he began.

In response, Kang Full said, “Honestly, there were many reactions like that,” and “I’m so glad. That was the biggest concern at the beginning. He demanded 20 rounds in a situation where 20 rounds is not done. these days the longest is 12. If this is true, “If something goes wrong, isn’t it my fault to demand that? I probably received a lot of criticism,” he explained.

Kang Full, who also expressed gratitude for the acting of all the actors, mentioned Jo In-seong in particular. “The actor Jo In-seong is so good. Although he is an actor like that, he doesn’t try to convey any meaning or say cool things, but speaks comfortably like someone who has been flying since he was born. to watch it on my own. I was in ‘Move’. “That scene was so thrilling. I thought he was very good at acting,” he said.

He directly explained that expectations for season 2 have already increased as the show has become so popular. Writer Kang Full said about ‘Move’ Season 2, “It’s a bit complicated. ‘Bridge’ and ‘Hidden’, published in the webtoon, are sequels, but in order to go this way, work from the name ‘Amseru’ too, and if that happens, the story will become too broad Viewers “People will want to see the story of ‘Move,’ but if a different story suddenly appears, they will wonder, ‘What is this ?’” he replied.

‘Symud’ is a work that shares the same world view as ‘Bridge’ and ‘Times’ among the works of author Kang Full. If Season 2 comes out, content related to ‘Bridge’ and ‘Times’ must be mentioned, and if there is also mention of ‘Hidden’, which has not yet produced the original webdog, the content may be become too extensive to be contained in one term.

He continued, “If I had to answer for sure, I think it would be possible. It seems that Disney + will not let it go … but it is very urgent. We did finished last week (season 1 of ‘Moving’) and we are making plans. I asked the production team to take a sabbatical for two months. “I asked for it. The production team isn’t looking for it, but people around me are still looking for it. I also get messages from friends I met about 10 years ago. So, I intend to take a decision (regarding a sequel) within a short period of time,” he added.

Among these, the birthday of ‘Kim Young-tak’, briefly mentioned in ‘Move’, coincides with the actual birthday of actor Yoo Seung-ho, and a question was raised about speculation that he might have to choose to appear in Season 2. .

Kang Full said, “I was surprised, too. But it wasn’t something I had anticipated,” and explained, “For Kim Young-tak’s character, the production team arbitrarily added the date of birth (930817) while guessing the year of actor Kim Hee-won’s (played by Choi Il-hwan) memories of the past.”

Meanwhile, upon its release, ‘Moving’ became the most-watched Korean original series on Hulu in the US based on viewing hours in the first week of its release. In the Disney + Asia-Pacific region, including Korea, it is gaining explosive popularity, ranking as the most watched series in the first week of its release.

Major American foreign media outlets said, “A story with an emotionally compelling narrative. The solid story continues to drive interest” (Forbes), “Asia-born blockbuster follows ‘Squid Game'” (Variety), “The factors success for ‘Moving’ has excellent casting, impressive visual effects, and an engaging story,” said (COLLIDER) Reporter Lee Jeong-hyeok

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