• What is "KORIEC"?
  • Why does Korea implement "KORIEC"?
  • What are achievements of implemention "KORIEC"?

What is 'KORIEC'?

'KORIEC' refers to free international development and cooperation project implemented by the Republic of Korea for educational development of developing countries through the use of information and communications technology in education.

Consulting Areas
Policy on ICT use in education
Consulting to devise a master plan for ICT use in education
Educational information infrastructure
Consulting for building physical infrastructure, including networks and devices for ICT use
Teacher training on ICT use in education
Consulting through e-learning on training methods for teachers, school administrators, and educational policy makers
Educational content
Consulting for development and distribution of teaching-learning content
Educational information standardization
Consulting on the creation and application of standard guidelines
Curriculum for ICT use in education
Consulting on ICT curriculum and education methods using ICT
Educational information service
Consulting for online learning services and an educational administration service
Participation Methods
  • Partner countries who would like to make use of the consultancy service need to apply for participation in the project. The Republic of Korea shall review and authorize provision of the aforementioned service.
  • Korea selects partner countries and makes proposals to the participating countries. Upon accepting the proposals put forth, Korea then provides the consulting service.
Implementation Budget
  • The project shall be implemented free of charge, in principle, but paid implementation can be proposed when taking the nature of the service into consideration.
  • Any partner country may request that the project be carried out as either a free or paid development and cooperation project on a large scale in connection with Korea's official development assistance (ODA).
  • The project shall basically last one year but may be extended if required.
  • The Ministry of Education and Korea Education and Research Information Service(KERIS)