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South korea's Educational system

  1. 1. Open SystemApproach of South Korea
  2. 2. Edu Org catio Env ir o nm e nt ani nal za tINPUT io n Output Issues in South K orea regardi ng educati on
  3. 3. A. Students Nursery/ Kindergarten (3-6) Elementary (6-12) Secondary (12- 18) *Middle School (12-15) *High School (15-18)
  4. 4. A. Students Higher Education *Universities and Colleges```````(18-24) *Graduate Schools (24- above) *Vocational *these individuals should pass the requirements/ standards of the ministry of education
  5. 5. B. Staff  Teachers  Principal Support staff
  6. 6. Number of westerners teaching in based on nationality. 2012 figures have been estimated based on older statistics from 2008. Numbers assume all nationalities increased by 30%Nationality 2007 2012Americans teaching in Korea 6, 724 8741Canadians teaching in Korea 5, 005 6506British teaching in Korea 1, 615 2099New Zealanders teaching in 749 973KoreaAustralians teaching in Korea 674 876South Africans teaching in 685 890KoreaIrish teaching in Korea 352 457Others teaching in Korea 1469 1910 Title Slide
  7. 7. Educational Organization A. Structure •Formal Education Pre- Primary Primary Secondary Higher Education
  8. 8. •Informal Education Saemaeul Class Civic/ Trade School Air Correspondence School
  9. 9. Level/Grade Typical agePreschoolKindergarten 3-6Elementary School1st Grade 6-72nd Grade 7-83rd Grade 8-94th Grade 9-105th Grade 10-116th Grade 11-12
  10. 10. Middle School7th grade 12-138th Grade 13-149th Grade 14-15High School10th Grade 15-1611th Grade 16-1712th Grade 17-18Higher education Ages vary (usually four years,Tertiary referred to as Freshman,education (College or University) Sophomore, Junior and Senior years)
  11. 11. B. Goals of education To provide educational opportunities to all school aged children and high quality human resources to society. To extend education throughout the whole society by improving the system of continuing higher education, for those already working, alongside the traditional system.
  12. 12. C. Picture  Curriculum Development  Studies Abroad  Aid to Foreign Students  Examinations (entrance exam, home works, quizzes and the like)  Special education
  13. 13. Curriculum for elementary -Moral education -Korean Language -Social studies -Arithmetic -Science -PE -Music -Fine Arts -Crafts -Extra curricular activities
  14. 14. Curriculum for Middle School (same with primary) -Classical Chinese -Foreign Language -Vocational skills -Home Economics -Commerce -Fisheries -House keeping
  15. 15. D. Process within the system Teaching Styles 1. Lecture 2. Groupings 3. Audio Visual 4. Techniques 5. Dialogue with students
  16. 16. Educational EvaluationReforms in education 1. education must be student oriented 2. diversified curriculum 3. accountability in school management 4. equal opportunity 5. use of technology Title Slide
  17. 17. A. Graduates • Globally competitive graduate • Literate and upright graduates •Globally competitive graduate •Literate and upright graduatesB. Economic growth
  18. 18. EducationHumanities and religionFine and applied artsLawSocial behavior scienceCommerce and businessService tradersMedicineEngineeringArchitectureAgriculture, forestry,FisheryIndustrialist Title Slide
  19. 19. A. IntermediateMinistry of EducationMinistry of Higher EducationState of Education CommissionEducational FinanceProvincial Boards of EducationCentral Education Research Institute
  20. 20. A. IntermediateNational Institute of EducationalResearchMunicipal and Provincial Institutes ofEducationKorean Institute for research inbehavioral sciencesKorean Society for the Study ofEducationKorean Federation of EducationalAssociations
  21. 21. B. SecondaryInstructionaltechnology projector Overhead Audio visual equipments Educational TV and Radio ComputersCultural Values /Ideologies of labor Division Male superiority
  22. 22. B. SecondaryReligion Buddhism (27.3%) Christianity (25.3%) Protestantism (16%) Roman Catholic (5%) Korean ShamanismPolitical andeconomic Democratic type of government Title Slide
  23. 23. Cost of education Korean educational fever Low quality of public schools Competition to enter elite institutions of higher education has intensified Ordinary college degrees no longer guarantee employment for graduates.Issues in South Korea regarding education
  24. 24. Tightening labor market for new graduates, especially for those with credentials from less-reputed universities Rapid shifting of societal attitudes Lack of moral character being instilled in students by their parentsIssues in South Korea regarding education Title Slide