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Korea - Program For Science and Technology Education Project (English)

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Title Korea - Program For Science and Technology Education Project (English)
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World Bank (WB)

Date 1984
Language English
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Subject Industry and Technology < IT

Abstract

The basic objective of the science and technology education sector program is to improve the quality of Korean education in these fields, in furtherance of the country's skill, knowledge and technological requirements for the 1980s and beyond. The sector program includes policy and institutional changes and selective investments. They are designed to: (a) control the quality of graduate- and college-level education, (b) concentrate graduate education in a few key institutions, (c) strengthen an institution for research funding and promotion, (d) improve collaboration between academic institutions and research institutes, (e) establish an institution for advanced training and research and development in science education, (f) adjust the college admissions procedures to reward student achievement in school, including performance in laboratory-based assignments, (g) introduce new secondary science courses with a greater emphasis on practical work, (h) strengthen monitoring and evaluation procedures, (i) recruit and upgrade teaching staff, and (j) improve facilities and equipment.