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									CMEC-OECD-Canada Seminar, Montreal, April 28-30, 2002
Future Challenges in Education and ICT: Policy, Planning and Practice



   The Use of ICT for Learning:
   The Current Status and Future of
         the Republic of Korea

             Seung-ku Woo, Ministry of Education
                     skeduit@moe.go.kr

                Myung-suk Jeannie Pang, KERIS
                      jean@keris.or.kr

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South Korea
    Population
   46.1M (2000)

 Area
   Korean Peninsula: 222,154 km2
    (similar to U.K., NZ, or Romania)
   South Korea: 99,373 km2
    (45% of the peninsula)
   70% mountainous

    Language
   Korean

    Capital
   Seoul
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Education System
    Structure
   Ministry of Education: Masterplan, Budget
16 Municipal and Regional Offices of Education: Action & strategic plan &
Implemention, Budget
   180 Local Offices of Education: Sub-action plan & Implementation
   School: Elementary 6yrs, Middle School 3yrs, High School 3yrs
   College: 2yrs, 4yrs

    Statistics
   No. of schools: 10,165
   No. of teachers: 341,495
   No. of students: 8,015,152
   No. of students per teacher: 23.5
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Plan & Implemention
    Masterplan
   1996-2000: 1ST Stage, ICT Infrastructure
   2001-2005: 2ND Stage, ICT utilization


    Major Implementing body
   Governments & KERIS




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School Infrastructure
   Accessibility to the Internet
 Schools networked: 100% (as of April 2001)
 Budget source



                              25%              Central
                                               government
                  75%
                                               Regional
                                               government




 Usage fee: Free for 256Kbps until 2005
 School Homepage: 92.6%


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School Infrastructure
   Accessibility to the Internet
   Speed of network

                           17.7%     21.4%
                       1.4%
                       26.7%          32.8%




                 Pubnet 256Kbps      Pubnet
                 Pubnet 2Mbp         Leased Line 512Kbps
                 Leased Line 2Mbps

By 2005 every school will be networked with the minimum speed of
2Mbps.
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School Infrastructure
    Accessibility to PC
   Number of students per PC: 8.13 (as of December 2000)
         Elementary school: 10.38
         Middle school: 7.03
         High school: 5.69
   Number of teachers per PC/Notebook: 0.9
   Budget source: Central/Regional government
   By 2005 number of students per PC will be 5.



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School Infrastructure
    Accessibility to equipments
   Computer Lab in every school
   Equipments in every classroom
         PC(586)
         One of
               Projection monitor TV 43” or larger
               Monitor TV 38” or larger
               LCD projector 1300 ANSI Lumens or higher
   Budget source: Central/Regional government


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Curriculum
    ICT skill concerned
   The 7th National Curriculum
         Elementary School: 1hr per week
         Middle School: 3hrs per week, elective (48.2%, 1999)
         High School: 2hrs per week, elective (55.1%, 1999)

   Students ICT skill standards




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Curriculum/MM Content
   ICT integrated teaching-learning
 Strongly recommend to use ICT in each subject
 Researches on how to use ICT in each subject
 Run model schools at central/regional level
 Support teacher communities
 Disseminate exemplary lesson plan integrated with ICT
 Develop and provide educational multimedia content via
  EDUNET (www.edunet.net)
      Bodies: private sector, government, KERIS & teachers
 Circulate teachers magazine and webzine

By 2002, teachers will be provided with educational multimedia
content on basic subjects of the 7th National Curriculum.
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Professional Develop’t
   Teachers education at both level in-service & pre-service
   Teachers capable with ICT basic skills (2001)
       word processing: 94.7%
       Internet: 90.7%
       E-mail: 87.3%
       ICT use in teaching: 81%

Teachers skill test run at regional level on national teacher ICT skill
standards
   Teachers guideline for using ICT disseminated
 By 2005, all teachers will be completed with in-service program of
how to use ICT in teaching.


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KERIS




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     Issues
   Provision of budget
   Proactive mind of stakeholders including principals
 Teacher education for practice of ICT that best fits into
instructional objectives
   Partnership/Cooperation among educational organizations
   Teaching practice by college faculty of teacher education
   Flexible time table of class
   Curriculum integrated with ICT including assessment
   Effectiveness
   Creative teaching practice at class


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Further Information
   The Ministry of Education www.moe.go.kr
   Korea Education & Research Information Service (KERIS)
    www.keris.or.kr
   EDUNET www.edunet.net
   RISS www.riss4u.net
   Korean Educational Research Institute www.kedi.re.kr
   Korean Institute of Curriculum www.kice.re.kr




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CMEC-OECD-Canada Seminar, Montreal, April 28-30, 2002
Future Challenges in Education and ICT: Policy, Planning and Practice



   The Use of ICT for Learning:
   The Current Status and Future of
         the Republic of Korea

             Seung-ku Woo, Ministry of Education
                     skeduit@moe.go.kr

                Myung-suk Jeannie Pang, KERIS
                      jean@keris.or.kr

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