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2019 ASEAN School Tour Program (May)

With the aim of increasing awareness and understanding about ASEAN and international exchange and collaboration among the youths, ASEAN-Korean Centre (AKC) has regularly conducted the ASEAN School Tour and Youth Visit Program at the ASEAN Hall.

During the month of May, AKC had 156 students from 7 schools participating in its School Tour and Youth Visit Program. Students had a glimpse of what it would be like working in an intergovernmental organization and enjoyed special lectures pertaining to ASEAN member states.

School Tour Program for Primary School students

For the month of May, there were 130 students from 4 schools that participated in the school program. Here, students were not only able to learn about AKC as an intergovernmental organization, but also enjoyed partaking in various cultural activities through singing traditional songs and poster making.

Date(s): 2, 7, 15, 29, 31 May (Total: 5 sessions)

Participants: Samgaksan Middle School, Shinwol Middle School, Kumho Girls’ Middle School*, Sindo Middle School

▲ Poster making activity by Samgaksan Middle School students

▲ Group photo with Samgaksan Middle School students

▲ Group photo with Shinwol Middle School students

▲ Shinwol Middle School students engaged during the ASEAN Golden Bell Quiz

▲ Group photo with Kumho Girls’ Middle School Students

▲ Shindo Middle School students listening attentively to an informative briefing about AKC and its activities

Youth Visit Program for Secondary School Students

A total of 26 high school students participated in the youth visit program for the month of May. Students learnt more about AKC as an intergovernmental organization, and further brought their questions in a roundtable discussion session.

Date(s): 9, 10 and 24 May (Total: 3 sessions)

Participants: Busan International High School, Gwangdeok High School and Jangchung High School*

▲ Group photo with Busan International High School students

▲ Group photo with Gwangdeok High School students

▲ Q&A session with students from Gwangdeok High School

▲ Mr. Nongchith with students from Jangchung High School

▲ Group photo with Jangchung High School students

*A special mentoring session was conducted for Kumho Girls’ Middle School and Jangchung High School respectively.

In 2018, under the Ministry of Education’s initiative, ‘Kkumgil’, the AKC has been tasked to increase greater awareness and understanding of Korean students on ASEAN. AKC’s School Tour Program provides students with the opportunity to experience cultural aspects of ASEAN member states and gives a glimpse of what a potential career at an intergovernmental organization could look like.

Held all year-round at the ASEAN Hall of the AKC, 2018 ASEAN School Tour Program consists of diverse educational parts: △ ASEAN Talk with AKC’s ASEAN Officials seconded to the AKC, △ Special Lecture on International Organization and career experience, △ ASEAN Quiz Contest, △ Creative cultural activities, etc.

For more details on ASEAN School Tour and Youth Visit Program at the ASEAN Hall, please contact: visit@aseankorea.org, tel. 02-2287-1177/02-2287-1173

2019 ASEAN School Tour Program (June) Student delegation from Yonsei University visits the ASEAN-Korea Centre (3 May)