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Private English education is common in South Korea, where English is considered key to academic and career success. Yet, the learning environment of private tutoring institutions there is not authentic or favourable for preschool children, according to Kim Jeehee, a PhD student at EdUHK. Jeehee: My ultimate goal is to develop an English curriculum that is suitable for children’s developmental stages and their whole-person development. I hope to set up an institute with a tai⋯⋯lored curriculum for South Korea as a research project, which can serve as a platform for enhancing the curriculum and teacher training systems for early English private education in my home country. Full story: www.eduhk.hk/…/south-korean-phd-student-passionate-about-pr… #eduhk #教大 #PhDstudy #EnglishEducation #EnglishCurriculum #SouthKorea

Private English education is common in South Korea, where English is considered key to academic and career success. Yet, the learning environment of private tutoring institutions there is not authentic or favourable for preschool children, according to Kim Jeehee, a PhD student at EdUHK. Jeehee: My ultimate goal is to develop an English curriculum that is suitable for children’s developmental stages and their whole-person development. I hope to set up an institute with a tai⋯⋯lored curriculum for South Korea as a research project, which can serve as a platform for enhancing the curriculum and teacher training systems for early English private education in my home country. Full story: www.eduhk.hk/…/south-korean-phd-student-passionate-about-pr… #eduhk #教大 #PhDstudy #EnglishEducation #EnglishCurriculum #SouthKorea