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Development process and outcomes of adult literacy education in Korea

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Frame of Image ence and Technology (MEST), Republic  M of Korea
Prepared by	 Author
Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI) 	 ong Im Byun, Principal Researcher, Korean Educational  J Development Institute (KEDI)  Gyung Ah Lee, Co-Researchers, National Institute for Lifelong  Education  Joon Huh, Co-Researchers, Yeungnam University  Ki Hwan Kim, Assistant Researcher, Korean Educational  Development Institute (KEDI)
Advisory Research Management
Seok Gu Jeong, National Institute for Lifelong Education (NILE) Korea  Development  Institute  (KDI)  School  of  Public  Policy  and  	 Management
Supported by
Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF), Republic of Korea
Government Publications Registration Number 11-1051000-000206-01 ISBN 978-89-93695-46-5 94320 ISBN 978-89-93695-27-4 [SET 40] Copyright © 2012 by Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
Government Publications  Registration Number 11-1051000-000206-01
Knowledge Sharing Program
2011 Modularization of Korea’s Development Experience
Development Process and Outcomes of Adult Literacy Education in Korea
Preface
The study of Korea’s economic and social transformation offers a unique opportunity to better understand the factors that drive development. Within one generation, Korea had transformed itself from a poor agrarian society to a modern industrial nation, a feat never seen before. What makes Korea’s experience so unique is that its rapid economic development was relatively broad-based, meaning that the fruits of Korea


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Title Development process and outcomes of adult literacy education in Korea
Similar Titles
Project Category Development Cases
Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Byun, Jong Im; Lee, Gyeong Ah; Huh, joon; Kim, Ki Hwan

Publisher

Seoul:KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Date 2012
Project Development Cases
Series Title; No Knowledge Sharing Program: KSP Modularization
ISBN 978-89-93695-46-5; 978-89-93695-27-4 [SET 40]
Pages 114
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < Education
Holding KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Supervisor KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Organizer Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; Korean Educational Development Institute
Sponsor Ministry of Strategy and Finance
Project Term 2011-01-01 ~ 2011-12-31

Abstract

Literacy is a prerequisite for every person to live beyond the level of the basic understanding of language and words. It is a basic premise of realizing the right to education as well as a basic capability to realize the value of democracy.
In Korea, the government started to implement the adult literacy education policy in the process of restoring the society after the Korean war. In order to eradicate illiteracy, Korea implemented a five year plan which successfully improved the literacy rate within a short period of time. However, despite its active implementation and success, during the period of national reconstruction, the policy was suspended in the process of economic development as the government lost interest in the plan. Nevertheless, after the concept of lifelong learning society was introduced in the nation, more attention was drawn to the right to learn and the importance of learning.(The rest omitted)