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  • 2018 Korean Studies Workshop for Non-Korean Educators
  • 2017-06-30
  • Application Period 2017-07-01 12:00:00 ~ 2017-09-08 12:00:00
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Korean Studies Workshop for Non-Korean Educators


Program Outline


The Korean Studies Workshop for Non-Korean Educators provides secondary-school teachers and education administrators outside of Korea an opportunity to promote understanding about Korea and broaden the scope of Korea-related education in classrooms.


Eligible Applicants


Educational/research institutions abroad (universities, research institutes, and etc.) or Korea-related cooperative exchange institutions
Institutions in Korea are not eligible to receive assistance from this program.


Eligible Participants


Individuals currently working in an education-related sector outside of Korea (middle and high school teachers, education administrators, textbook publishers, and etc.)
The Korea Foundation recommends that the minimum number of workshop participants is 30 and that at least 70% of participants are teachers of history or social studies.


Program Support


For direct project costs, including lecturer invitation fees (honoraria, accommodations, meals, and transportation cost), administrative expenses, publication fees for workshop booklets and promotional materials, costs for workshop preparation meetings, and participant accommodations
The KF does not provide support for round-trip airfare or local transportation fees for participants.


Workshop Contents


1. Korean studies lectures by qualified Korea specialists (language, culture, society, education, politics, economy, international relations, and etc.)

2. There must be at least one discussion session on Korea-related curriculum development and instructional methods.

3. Cultural activities and etc.


Workshop Period


Local schedule may last up to three days.


Program Schedule


1. Application Period: July 1 to September 8, 2017

(Deadline: September 8, 12:00 noon KST)

2. Notification of Results: December 2017

3. Workshop should be held between February and November in 2018.


How to Apply


Applications should be submitted via the KF Online Application System (


Evaluation Criteria


1. Workshop objectives and expected outcomes

2. Ability of host institution to conduct the workshop (degree of expertise on Korea and etc.)

3. Quality of proposed workshop plan

4. Rationality and appropriateness of workshop budget (cost-sharing ratio between Foundation and local institution and etc.)


Important Reminders


1. Revision or supplementation of the project plan: The Foundation, when deemed necessary, may request the recipient institution to revise or supplement its project plan before the notification of results.

2. Submission of finalized project plan: The recipient institution must submit the finalized project plan to the Foundation at least two months in advance of the project's commencement.

3. Grant agreement and fund provision: After receiving the finalized project plan from the recipient institution, the Foundation and the recipient institution enter into a grant agreement before the grant fund is provided.

4. Submission of Report: Recipient institutions are required to submit their final project report to the Foundation within one month from the time of completion of the workshop. The report must be accompanied by an accounting report drafted and signed by the recipient institution's financial officer. KF report forms will be provided.

5. Post-workshop monitoring: Institutions are required to cooperate in monitoring participants' post-workshop activities (Korea-related education).
Institutions that fail to satisfy the required responsibilities will not be eligible for future program support from the Korea Foundation.




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