publication . Article . 2014

Proactive educational reforms in South Korea: Schools for Improvement and multicultural education

Lee, Hye-Won;
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  • Published: 11 Jun 2014
  • Publisher: Centre international d'études pédagogiques
Abstract
Introduction This paper discusses the educational issues and societal changes that have led to proactive reforms in the education system of South Korea. Korean pupils achieve high academic levels, but there have been some criticisms relating to sociocultural issues. In addition, Korea is being transformed into a multicultural society. Here we consider two examples of Korea’s educational interventions, introduced in response to contextual demands and societal changes: firstly, the Schools for...
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free text keywords: educational reform, multicultural education, educational models, cultural tradition, educational system, social change, éducation multiculturelle, modèle éducatif, tradition culturelle, réforme de l’enseignement, système éducatif, changement social, educación multicultural, modelo cultural, tradición cultural, sistema educativo, reforma de la educación, cambio social
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