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Education Policies and Reform in South Korea 3

  title={Education Policies and Reform in South Korea 3},
  author={Gwang-jo Kim},
  • Gwang-jo Kim
  • Published 2002
  • outh Korea (hereafter referred to as Korea) has often been cited as a successful case of economic development. Just four decades ago, Korea’s social infrastructure, including school facilities, were devastated because of the Korean War, and the GNP per capita was only US$79. However, as of 2000, Korea’s GDP stood at US$457.4 billion, the twelfth largest in the world. Education has been one of the major sources of economic growth and social development in Korea. In three decades, Korea has been… CONTINUE READING

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