5.1.1 How Korea reponds to Immigration and Cultural Diversity in Education: National Strategy to Support Children of Multicultural Background ub the Republic of Korea


SpeakerName: Dr. Youngwha Kee, National Institute of Lifelong Learning, Republic of Korea

Description: This presentation reviewed the policies Korea has enacted, which aim to address multicultural families and out-of-school children. Therefore, the building of legal and institutional foundations through the enactment of laws and the drafting of a basic plan were presented as the first step towards stable implementation of policies and their sustainability. In addition, an implementation structure via centers for multicultural education at the national and regional levels was recommended, as this allows for effective and professional support in providing education for multicultural children.