Backgrounds of Teacher Education System in South Korea

  • Ji Yeong IEmail author
  • Hyewon Chang
  • Ji-Won Son
Part of the Mathematics Education – An Asian Perspective book series (MATHEDUCASPER)


This chapter is related to the general background of the teacher education system in South Korea. It contains the information concerning educational institutions, teacher certification, and the teacher employment examination. Moreover, we discuss support for KLLs and teachers of KLLs, including Da-Mun-Wha education to provide our readers with practical background knowledge of this book.


Korean teacher education system Elementary school teachers Secondary school teachers 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Iowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  2. 2.Seoul National University of EducationSeoulKorea (Republic of)
  3. 3.Department of Learning and InstitutionUniversity at Buffalo - SUNYBuffaloUSA

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