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2019 ASEAN School Tour Program and Youth Visit Program (July)

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 July 2019, AKC had 270 students from 8 schools participating in its ASEAN School Tour Program. Students had a glimpse of what it would be like working in an intergovernmental organization and attended special lectures pertaining to ASEAN Member States. They also enjoyed partaking in various cultural activities through singing traditional songs and poster making.

School Tour Program

Participating Schools: Gwangyang Middle School (2 July), Seokkwan Middle School (3 July), Cheonju Foreign High School (4 July), Cheongryang Middle School (5 July), Gwangjin Middle School (9 July), Dobong Middle School(9 July), Seocho Middle School (10 July), Dongil Middle School (19 July) 8 Sessions

▲ Students from Gwangyang Middle School participating in the ASEAN Golden Bell Quiz

▲ Group photo with students from Cheongju Foreign High School

▲ Mr Thang with students from Cheongryang Middle School

▲ Group photo with students from Gwangjin Middle School

▲ Students from Dongil Middle School with their creative poster

Youth Visit Program

A total of 80 College and University students from 3 groups participated in the youth visit program for the month of July. Students learnt more about ASEAN-Korea Centre as an intergovernmental organization, and further brought their questions in a roundtable discussion session.

Date(s): 1, 8 and 24 July (Total: 3 sessions)

Participants: Ilmin Foundation (Korea University), Indonesian Youth Delegation, Sungonghoe University

▲ Group photo with students from Ilmin Foundation

▲ Group photo with the Indonesian Youth Delegation

▲ Roundtable discussion session with the Indonesian students

▲ Roundtable discussion session with students from Sungonghoe University

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 ASEAN 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, 2019 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: aseanhall@aseankorea.org, tel. 02-2287-1177/02-2287-1173

Student delegation from Islamic Sciences University of Malaysia (USIM) visits the ASEAN-Korea Centre (19 August) Student delegation from Sungkonghoe University visits the ASEAN-Korea Centre (24 July)