All types of education are given free of charge in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, which is thoroughly guaranteed by law.
Everybody attends the primary and junior and senior middle schools after nursery and kindergarten.
Those who entered the universities and colleges according to their talents and hopes are studying on scholarship offered by the state.
The working people also can get college education. Factory and farm colleges are found in all parts of the country, where people acquire special knowledge of the fields concerned while working on the spot. And a refresher course system has been established for the scientists, technicians and specialists who already graduated from universities and colleges.
A well-organized online education system has been established at Kim Il Sung University, Kim Chaek University of Technology, the Pyongyang University of Medical Sciences, the Pyongyang University of Architecture, the Pyongyang Jang Chol Gu University of Commerce and other major universities for the working people and officials to receive college education while working on the spot.
And the sci-tech learning spaces have been wonderfully built everywhere so that the people can master necessary knowledge if they wish.
Sci-Tech Complex, hub of sci-tech dissemination
Sci-tech learning space network system of Sci-Tech Complex
Sci-tech dissemination through network
Sci-tech knowledge acquired through network
The people's interest in online education is growing day by day.
More and more people enroll in the Online Education Faculty of Kim Chaek University of Technology every year.
Prof. and Dr. Kim Jang Hak, Section Chief of the Online Education Faculty of Kim Chaek University of Technology, says:
"At first, our faculty gave online education to tens of people of the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex. Now we have tens of thousands of students across the country.
More and more people are willing to receive online education as they can learn necessary content irrespective of time and place and apply what they learned to practice. A lot of people have graduated from our faculty, many of whom are doctors and good inventors. And many of future graduates are called treasures and indispensable talents at their units as they skillfully apply their knowledge to practice."
Under the education system enabling all to learn to their hearts' content, the Korean people are studying hard to steadily develop their creative ability and raise their cultural level.