콘텐츠 바로가기
로그인
컨텐츠

Category Open

Resources

tutorial

Collection of research papers and materials on development issues

home

Resources
Social Development Education

Print

Skills development policy in Korea

Related Document
Frame of Image  to the purpose of the amendment. Under the revised Act, the Initiative of
1 . Overview
Innovations for Vocational Competency Development of April, 2005 and the Initiative of Innovations for Life-long Vocational Competency Development of May, 2006 have been actively implemented.
With the enactment of the Vocational Training act in 1967, Korea s vocational training policy was formally introduced. The framework of the vocational training policy was established with the enactment and enforcement of the Basic Vocational Training Act in 1976 which obliges employers to provide vocational training for their employees. The main purpose of this obligatory vocational training was to provide the industry with skilled workforce. By training youths who do not go to higher education to become technicians in key industrial fields, the training system greatly contributed to Korea s economic development. Along with the introduction of the Employment Insurance system in 1995, a growing need to cope with the rapid change in industrial structure highlighted the importance of upgrade training and retraining for job transfer for those who are already in employment. Thus, it was necessary to shift the focus of vocational training from more technicians to life-long vocational competency development . To that end, the government enacted the Vocational Training Promotion Act in January 1999, which replaced the Basic Vocational Training Act. With the new law in place, the obligatory vocational training


Full Text
Title Skills development policy in Korea
Similar Titles
Material Type Reports
Author(English)

The Ministry of Labor

Publisher

[Seoul]:The Ministry of Labor

Date 2010
Pages 8
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < Education
Holding The Ministry of Labor