Life After Kim: Inside the Schools Catering to North Korean Defectors

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Date: 11 Nov David Lee | Story Source: South China Morning Post ~ Go to Original Article

Young people who escape North Korea face a second struggle when they arrive in the South: how to cope in an alien education system. Schools llike Haankkum help them adjust to a new way of life.

As a star student at Haankkum school, about an hour’s drive north of Seoul, Kang will have fond memories when she graduates in the summer.

The 27-year-old has been at Haankkum just two years, but has a lifetime’s worth of memories. Of trips to New Zealand, America, India and Nepal, of friends made, projects undertaken and goals achieved…


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