Discover the intense competition and pressure that young Koreans face in their education system, a situation responsible for a soaring suicide rate in this Asian country. And then learn about the innovative ideas and technologies that bring hope to the students’ desperate situation.
The documentary takes you on a journey with Sonja Jost, a German entrepreneur, investigating how EdTech startups are making a difference in South Korea’s educational sphere. From online cram schools to augmented and virtual reality technology, from AI firms to robots, explore the innovative ways educational content is delivered, and contemplate the possibility of machine learning replacing human learning. Reflect on the opportunities and challenges of a society that has hard work, diligence, and educational success at its core.