Today we bring Knowledge Hubs an interview with Jimin Cho from Korea Institute for Curriculum & Evaluation (KICE).
KICE is a government organization that oversees the administration of national curriculum framework through research and development of curricula and assessments. Since its establishment in 1998, the KICE has contributed to the primary and secondary school education in Korea by conducting research in fields such as national curriculum, educational assessment and textbook-related policies while developing a variety of teaching and learning programs.
Jimin Cho is a Director of the Center for Global Education responsible for establishing global partnerships with international organizations by conducting various researches on international cooperation. She has an academic background in education specializing in educational psychology, including a Ph.D. from Michigan State University majoring in educational measurement and evaluation. Since joining the KICE in 2005, Jimin has worked to develop the framework for student assessments and specifically in scoring and reporting based on in-depth analysis of major assessments in Korea. Currently she also serves in various capacities as a member of international steering committees for international evaluation projects.
Find out what she thinks of cooperation on international education development and how the KICE has been helping its partner countries through knowledge sharings.