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KF Hosted Visit by Education Leaders from 13 Countries

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Date 2019-05-08 Event period 2019-04-21 ~ 2019-04-27 Read 135
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KF Hosted Visit by Education Leaders from 13 Countries
From April 21 through 27, 2019, the Korea Foundation hosted a visit to Korea by 14 leading figures in the education sectors of 13 countries, including Brazil, China, India, Mozambique, Spain and the United States.

The delegation included heads of leading universities in Central and South America as well as Africa, Europe and the U.S. , such as President Vahan Agopyan of the University of São Paulo in Brazil, Rector Alberto Salom Echeverria of the National University of Costa Rica in Heredia, and Rector Orlando Antonio Quilambo of Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo, Mozambique. Other educational specialists among the members of the delegation included Georgian author Maia Bliadze, co-author of ther country’s national curriculum and author of several geography textbooks, who was won several prizes for her outstanding work, including one – awarded by Georgia’s Ministry of Education and Science.

President Vahan Agopyan of the University of São Paulo, one of the largest and most prestigious universities in Central and South America, visited the Research and Business Foundation of Sungkyunkwan University, and signed an agreement with Seoul National University and the Academy of Korean Studies to promote exchange and cooperation.

During their stay in Korea, the 14 guests visited major educational institutions such as Seoul National University and the Korean Council for University Education to discuss possible cooperative projects with their Korean counterparts. They also participated in the President Summit, a gathering of the heads of 24 universities from around the world, to exchange opinions on education-related issues and international cooperation.
KF Hosted Visit by Education Leaders from 13 Countries

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