Korea to share IT-based education model

Korean Education Ministry has announced  that the ministry will try to share Korea's educational know-how with developing countries.

Korea plans to continuously support developing countries' education in line of UNESCO's Education for All projects. Korean  Education Minister expressed hope that the two Koreas, which already reached a joint-agreement in the 2007 South-North Korean Summit, will boost bilateral cooperation through UNESCO. Through the agreement, Korea promised not only to transfer its knowledge-based education technology to Vietnam but also to support Korean language education in the country. The Vietnamese education ministry unveiled its plan to send about 3,000 IT-majors to Korea for MS and PhD degrees. Vietnam's efforts to benchmark Korea's education development is aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation and also help Korean studies to expand in Southeast Asia.