Welcome to Expacked (Issue #45)
I hoped you liked the new look and added features in Expacked last week. I have now also added a new page to the site, where you can now view an archive of all the stories ever included in Expacked issues. You can find this at the top of this page.
We are also trialling an option for readers to rate each of the articles within Expacked. This is a great way for readers to find out which news stories are popular.
Swine Flu is a major story this week. I see that the Government has, this week, just upgraded their flu warning status to its highest level. You can read more about the story here.
We have included a poll this week to see how many of our readers have recently been affected by this outbreak. Click on the poll below:
Here’s the stories making the news this week:
- 100 Schools a Day Close Due to Fears Over the Flu
- School Closure Left to Principals’ Discretion
- New Zealand Wine Experience in Korea
- Is Swine Flu Paranoia Justified?
- [Viewpoint] Cramming is only part of education
- ATEK Nominates Inter-Cultural Communications Consultant
- Downturn hasn’t Hurt Seoul’s Hagwon Haven
- More About a Domestic English Test replacing the TOEFL
- Jokes: N1H1 (ROKetship) and What Not to Say
Feel free to comment on any of the stories and make use of the easy sharing options available – in just a few quick clicks you can share any of these stories to all your teaching mates in Korea.
I hope you enjoy the read and, of course, have a good laugh at this week’s jokes at the end.