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History

2018

  • 03Dr. Sang-Jin BAN inaugurated as the 18th President

2017

  • 06Designated as the National Center for Educational Statistics (Since 1997 KEDI has been authorized as the National Center for Educational Statistics)

2016

  • 01Dr. Chachun GIM inaugurated as the 17th President

2015

  • 05Organized ‘2015 World Education Forum’ side-event exhibition and special session

2014

  • 06Designated as National Evaluation Center for Higher Education Institution

2013

  • 04Designated as Center for Free-semester Program

2012

  • 12Dr. Sun-Geun BAEK inaugurated as the 16th President

2011

  • 01Center for Higher Education Institutions Information Disclosure transferred to under the Korean Council for University Education

2010

  • 01Designated as 3rd Teacher Training Institute Evaluation Center
  • 06
    • - Designated as School Enhancement Research Center
    • - Designated as Center for Local Educational Finance Research

2009

  • 10Dr. Tae Wan KIM inaugurated as the 15th President

2008

  • 08Dr. Dong Seop JIN inaugurated as the 14th President
  • 02Academic Credit Bank System and National Center for Lifelong Education upgraded as an independent institute, named as National Institute for Lifelong Education (NILE)

2006

  • 07Designated as National Center for Education Safety Net
  • 05Designated as Educational Facilities Management Center for Private Investment

2005

  • 10Dr. Hyung Yeel KOH inaugurated as the 13th President

2004

  • 08Renewed KEDI's CI and logo

2003

  • 03Research Center for International Education And Information was transferred to the Academy of Korean Studies

2002

  • 12Designated as the National Center for the Gifted Education
  • 12Designated as the National Center for Korea Image Promotion Project

2000

  • 05Designated as the National Center for Lifelong Education

1999

  • 01'Establishment, Operation and Promotion Act for Government-funded Research Institutes' enacted, KEDI affiliated with the Korea Council of Humanities and Social Research Institutes under the Office of Prime Minister
  • 01Multimedia Educational Research Center upgraded as an independent organization, named as Korea Education and Research Information Service (KERIS)

1998

  • 01Research Center for Curriculum Development upgraded as an independent institute, named as Korea Institute of Curriculum and Evaluation (KICE)

1997

  • 12
    • - Received Associate Centre Award for excellence in education and outstanding service to ACEID from UNESCO-ACEID
    • - Established Educational Credit Bank System
    • - Designated as the National Center for Educational Statistics
  • 10Research Center for Vocational Education upgraded as an independent institute, named as Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET)
  • 01EBS upgraded as an independent organization

1996

  • 06Established Multimedia Educational Research Center

1994

  • 10Received the Iohannis Amos Comenii Award from UNESCO and the Ministry of Education, Czech Republic

1992

  • 10Received the Sejong Award for excellence as an educational R&D institute from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism

1990

  • 12Established EBS (Educational Broadcasting System)

1988

  • 02Established Research Center for Computer Education

1979

  • 01Initiated research on curriculum development

1978

  • 10Received the Golden Anniversary Citation Award for world’s top ten educational R&D institutes from Britannica, U.K.

1974

  • 03Distance Learning and Correspondence High Schools established

1972

  • 08KEDI established