Requesting Review Of Central Grievance
1. Who may file a complaint?
※ Private school teachers and faculty members have a separate system which ensures that complaints are resolved according to regulations.
- Any Faculty members at public universities and colleges
- Senior supervisors, senior educational researchers and principals appointed by the President of the Republic of Korea
- Other educational civil servants must first be placed under the preliminary complaint committee's review in order to apply for a central complaint judgment.
2. In which case may a complaint be made?
An appeal can be made when an appellant wishes to challenge a disciplinary action that s/he regards unfair.
- Complaints may be raised on various working conditions including personal management, organizational structure and treatment.
- Cases pertaining to wages including salary and bonus
- Regulations on working hours, recess and vacation
- Cases pertaining to appointments including promotion, transfer and occupational change
- Cases pertaining to job performance rating, professional work experience rating, education and training, service, etc
- Cases pertaining to job achievement such as awards, suggestions, etc.
- Cases pertaining to discrimination based on gender, age, and one's physical or mental disability
3. How and when should the appeal be made?
- Applications for central complaint investigation must be submitted to the Ministry of Education in person or by mail.
- Appeals Commission for Teachers, cheonghambuilding 492, Hannuri-daero, Sejong special Self-Governing city, Republic of Korea (30103)
- Tel: 82-44-203-7400, 7402 / Fax: 82-44-203-8125, 8127
- Educational civil servants who pass the preliminary complaint committee must submit a central complaint judgment application within 30 days of receiving the decision.