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Shin, Yu Kyoung; Park, Eun Sung – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
An increasing number of North Koreans have migrated to other countries in the past two decades, with South Korea receiving a significant number of these escapees each year. Research examining young North Koreans' adjustment to South Korean schools has reported that these students struggle with mandatory English classes and the prevalent use of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Yoon, Hyung Joon; Ahn, Sungsik; Kang, Eun Hee – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
The purpose of this study was to develop a job-seeking competency model for North Korean defectors (NKDs) who are college students in South Korea. This study adopted the Delphi method with a panel of 17 experts, comprising of NKDs who secured their jobs successfully and South Korean field experts who have hired NKDs or assisted them with their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, College Students, Job Applicants
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Kim, Eun-Yong – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2019
Drawing from a larger ethnography of North Korean young adults learning English in Christian educational programs in South Korea, this article explores the power relations between evangelicals and minority people and the political economy of missionary English teaching. This article follows Christian educational programs that provided various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Ethnography, Sociolinguistics
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Jang, Eun-Young; Kang, Shin Ji – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
In this study, the authors explored curricular practices of media education for North Korean refugee youths resettled in South Korea, and investigated the impacts of the media education program on their identity construction. Guided by third space theory and framed within a qualitative research paradigm, this media education program was developed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Youth, Educational Practices
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Kim, Sun; Jung, Dong-Joon – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2019
This research explores the influences of ideology and nationalism on education reforms in South and North Korea through a comparative historical analysis of education reforms during the transition period from Japanese colonialism to the period of US and Soviet military government control. Ideas of modern education and nationalism had already…
Descriptors: Ideology, Nationalism, Educational Change, Foreign Countries