세종학단재단

We communicate with the world through King Sejong Institute.

I will lead the King Sejong Institute for the spread of our language and culture all over the world.

Korean Culture Education

  • Education on Korean culture

    Education on Korean culture

    • The King Sejong Institute Foundation supports specialized cultural programs in keeping with the demand of King Sejong Institute.
    • Cultural experts are dispatched and the educational materials needed for classes are provided.
    • From the perspective of cultural reciprocity, we operate a variety of culture courses to help non-Koreans take more interest in Korea.
    Business Outline
    • Purpose : Expansion of cultural exchange through the systematic propagation of cultural programs based on cultural reciprocity
    • Period : From March until December every year
    • Target subject : King Sejong Institute (Selection after surveying demand)
    • Business Contents : Operation of cultural courses (Sejong Cultural Academy), dispatch of culture-related personnel, holding special lectures on Korean culture, exploration of relevant materials, and development/provision of culture-related texts, etc.
    Major Contents
    • Operating Sejong culture classes
      - Support opening and operation of culture courses tailored to the characteristics of King Sejong Institutes, demands of students, local culture and customs, etc.
       
    • Dispatching culture experts/interns
      - Select and send cultural arts personnel as culture faculty in collaboration with relevant agencies and universities in order to open and operate culture classes within the institutes
       
    • Developing and supporting special lecture program and materials on Korean culture
      - Exploration of Korean culture-related programs and materials such as hands-on experience packages and Sejong Korean Culture Films; provision of support for King Sejong Institute
       
    • Develop various cultural education materials such as Korean culture experience pack.
      - Develop <Sejong Korean Culture>, an educational material containing a variety of elements of Korean culture including Korean cuisine, greeting methods and others (currently under trial operations for 2016)
        Supporting and reinforcing culture classes through the development of a guidebook for faculty based on <Sejong Korean Culture>, auxiliary materials (PPT) and other related educational tools.
  • King Sejong Institute Korean culture training and scholar program

    King Sejong Institute Korean culture training and scholar program

    • King Sejong Institute Foundation seeks and fosters outstanding talents who are ready to contribute to the promotion of Korean culture and cultural exchanges
    • By inviting top-class Korean language students from all over the world to come to Korea, opportunities to experience and learn Korean culture are provided
    2016 Korean speaking competition
    2016 우수학습자	초청 연수 이미지
    Korean national education and training (KBS)
    국내 한국어교육	연수 (KBS) 이미지
    2015 Invitation training for outstanding students
    2016 한국어	말하기 대회	이미지
    King Sejong Institute Korean Speech Contest
    • Purpose : Encouraging the motivation for learning of King Sejong Institute students and seeking/supporting outstanding talents
    • Period : January through December (event period: March through October)
    Preliminary event
    In-house selection at each King Sejong Institute (March through June)
    Main event
    On-line screening by the Foundation (in July)
    Final event
    Multi-directional evaluation/screening (in September)
    • Target : King Sejong Institute students
    • Details : Hosts a Korean speaking competition in which students from King Sejong Institutes all over the world participate, supports training costs in Korea, holds qualifying rounds at each King Sejong Institute and selects those to be advanced to the final round
      ※ Invitation of finalists to Korea; final competition; awarding; exemplary students given an opportunity to taking part in training

       

    Exemplary students of King Sejong Institute invited to training session
    • Purpose : Provides opportunities to experience and learn the Korean language and culture, and develop personnel friendly to Korea
    • Period : In September or October each year
    • Target : King Sejong Institute students (those advanced to the final round of the speaking competition)
    • Details : Supports cultural training opportunities in Korean language and culture for outstanding students who have been selected from the Korean speaking competition
    Experience program
    Programs related to the “Sejong Korean” educational curriculum explore national treasures and nearby attractions
    Learning program
    Learning calligraphy, K-pop, talchum mask dance and taekwondo, standard Korean pronunciation lectures by TV anchors, etc.
    Special programs
    Final round of the nationwide speaking competition, presentation of study program results, etc.
    • Supported items for participants
    Category
    • Korean speaking competition
    • nvitation training for outstanding students
    Supported Items
    • Full roundtrip flight costs (international flights) and living expenses during stay (board and lodging, etc.)
    • Scholarships (speaking competition) and souvenirs
    Number of participants>
    One or two students selected from each King Sejong Institute
    Criteria for selection
    • Person applicable to any of the following conditions

      - Highest scorers in the preliminary rounds of Korean speaking competitions for each institute
      - Student with exceptional grades among those in the highest-level class at each institute