Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Korean Studies Workshop for Non-Korean Educators 2021, South Korea (Funded)

The Korean Studies Workshop for Non-Korean Educators provides secondary-school teachers and education administrators overseas an opportunity to promote understanding about Korea and broaden the scope of Korea-related education in their classrooms. The Korea Foundation is currently accepting applications from overseas institutions that are interested in hosting the Korean Studies Workshop for Non-Korean Educators in 2021.

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.

Workshop Outline
  • Contents
    • Korean studies lectures by qualified Korea specialists (language, culture, society, education, politics, economy, international relations, and etc.)
    • There must be at least one discussion session on Korea-related curriculum development and instructional methods.
    • Cultural activities and etc.
  • Period: 1~3 days (Workshops should be held in February - October, 2021)
  • 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.
KF 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 transportation fees for participants, and does not cover any expenses for workshops visiting Korea.

Required Document:

  • Online Application
    • Applicant Institution Information
    • Project Budget (Currency: KRW or USD)
    • Proposal
  • Supplementary Materials (to be uploaded with the online application): Curriculum Vitae of Project Director
Evaluation Criteria
  • Workshop objectives and expected outcomes
  • Quality of proposed workshop itinerary
  • Ability of host institution to conduct the workshop (degree of expertise on Korea and etc.)
  • Rationality and appropriateness of workshop budget (cost-sharing ratio between Foundation and host institution and etc.)

How to Apply:Online application in Korean or English via the KF Application Portal (http://apply.kf.or.kr)
※ Click on the “Apply” button at the bottom of this program announcement and complete the online application form.


10 September 2020