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2003 Asia-Europe High Level Education Forum: Search For Future Direction

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17 Jun 03 - 18 Jun 03 Asia-Europe Foundation Political and Economic Department Education



Venue:
Jeju Island (Korea)

OVERVIEW

This forum was a sequel to the meeting held in Luxembourg in May 2000, titled "New Thinking For A New Millennium: Education For The Knowledge-Based Economy."

Ninety participants -- including members of the academia and education policy makers -- attended the two-day meeting to discuss the following topics;

- Visions and future directions of education

- Current status and problems concerning education

- Development of educational systems

They also gave suggestions on better equipping students with the skills required in a knowledge-based economy.

SPEAKERS

Mr. Bum-Suk Suh, Vice Minister, Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development, Korea

Amb. Delfin Colome, ASEF

Amb. In-Ho Lee, President, Korea Foundation

Mr. Chong Jae Lee, President, Korean Education Development Institute

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

The Korea Foundation

The Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI)