Season 6,
1 HR 21 MINS

Covid 19 in Korea, China, and It’s Effects on Teaching – Ep 76

July 05, 2020

Covid 19 or Coronavirus in Korea, China, and It’s Effects on Teaching

On this episode of K-PoD, we all look at Covid 19 and when the Coronavirus first broke out in Asia, what we went through at that time, work being closed, and how life was in Korea and China during the ‘lock down’.
We also get into how things have changed here in Korea and China, testing, tracing, wearing masks, quarantining, and who we think things regarding Covid 19 and the Coronavirus have been handled here in Asia.
Lastly, we talk about public schools re-opening, online teaching, travel restrictions, the demand for teachers now, where we think this is all going, and what life is like now living and working in South Korea and China.

Scott, Adam, Marco, as well as returning guest Paul and Dee talk about the effects of Covid 19 on their lives while living a broad and in Asia.

It’s all about Covid 19 and the Coronavirus while living in Korea on this episode of K-PoD!

Show Notes

      • 00:01

        On this episode of K-PoD.

      • 00:48

        Scott introduces the hosts and guests on this episode.

      • 04:09

        Where everyone was when Covid 19 and the Coronavirus started.

      • 11:20

        What happened when our jobs were put on hold and shut down due to Covid 19.

      • 19:30

        What we each did and our thoughts during our time off during the Covid 19 outbreak.

      • 24:04

        Did anyone hit the panic button when our home countries asked for everyone to come back home.

      • 25:35

        How we all felt when we went back to work, being back in the classroom, and what it was like.

      • 34:44

        Dee asks about conspiracy theories and what we have all heard regarding Covid 19.

      • 38:13

        Paul talks about getting tested for Coronavirus here in South Korea.

      • 43:00

        What’s it like being out in public and getting your temperature taken everywhere.

      • 45:08

        What we think the difference is with regards to Korea and China handling the Covid 19 outbreak compared to the rest of the world.

      • 49:10

        The public school and private school systems during Covid 19 and online classes.

      • 59:05

        Travel restrictions and flying due to Covid 19.

      • 01:00:50

        Is this a temporary situation?

      • 01:04:07

        How things are in Korea and China now living with Covid 19.

      • 01:11:29

        Where we see this Covid 19 situation all going and our hopes for the future.

      • 01:17:07

        Closing out the episode and how you can get in touch with everyone on this episode.


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Scott is one of the original hosts of K-PoD (formally The Changwoner Podcast) and also the founder and producer of the show.  He is also the founder of Changwoner Entertainment.  He is from Newfoundland, Canada and has been living in Changwon, South Korea for almost 17 years.



Adam is one of the hosts of K-PoD.  He started as a host last season in 2018.  Adam is from Ontario, Canada and has lived in Changwon City, South Korea for 8 years.



Marco is now one of the new hosts of K-PoD.  Marco is from Columbus, OH, United States and has lived in Changwon City, South Korea for almost 3 years.



Paul was one of the original hosts and founders of K-PoD (The Changwoner).  Paul is originally from England and he currently continues to live in Changwon City where he has lived for the past 16 years.



Dee was one of the original hosts of K-PoD (The Changwoner).  Dee is originally from USA and he currently lives and works in China.



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