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2010 Korea-OECD International Seminar
Korea-OECD International Seminar in 2010
“Educational Support Policies and Practices for Multi-cultural Students"

1. Background and Objectives

○ Exploration of Korea's educational development scheme by utilizing OECD's accumulated experiences and knowledge to domestic policy establishment and implementation and sharing and benchmarking education information of OECD countries
○ More practical use of research results and diagnosis and solution to Korea's education from the international perspectives by result-sharing and dissemination of OECD co-research project with domestic and overseas persons concerned
○ Examination of development plan for sustainable educational cooperation between Korean government and OECD
○ Direction arrangement to develop and push ahead multi-cultural policy by analyzing and addressing Korea's education through international comparition of member countries and result-sharing of OECD-driven Migrant project, "Closing the Gap for Immigrant Students: Policies, Practices, and Performance.“

2. Date: Wednesday 27 January 2010, 14:00 - 17:00

3. Venue: Conference room No.1, KEDI(Korean Educational Development Institute)

4. Title: Educational Support Policies and Practices for Multi-cultural Students

5. Organizer and Sponsor

○ Organizer: Korean Educational Development Institute
○ Sponsor: OECD

6. Official Language: Interpretation of Korean and English

7. Program

- Chair: Bang-ran Ryu(Head of Research Center for Educational Welfare, KEDI)
14:00 - 14:10 Opening Address (Tae-wan Kim, President of KEDI)
14:10 - 14:50 Presentation 1
(Deborah Roseveare, Head of Education and Training Policy Division, Directorate for Education, OECD)
"Closing the Gap for Immigrant Students: Policies, Practices, and Performance“
14:50 - 15:00 Q&A
15:00 - 15:20 Break
15:20 - 16:00 Presentation 2
(Jae-boon Lee, Director-General of School Policy Research Division, KEDI)
“Status of educational support for multi-cultural students in Korea and its tasks”
16:00 - 16:30 Designated Discussion
(Munhee Kim, Head in charge of OECD Migration Education Project)
“The Implication of OECD Migration Education Project to educational support policy for multi-cultural families in Korea”
16:30 - 17:00 Discussion and Closing