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Human Resources Development Service of Korea, Global Institute for Transferring Skills (GIFTS)
(GIFTS, HRD Korea)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 1995

HRDKorea performs a core role in comprehensive ways to develop and manage Korea’s national human resource in the areas of lifelong competency development, qualification management, foreign workforce employment support, overseas employment support, international cooperation, skills promotion and skills competition.


We support human resources development for companies and workers to create a happy country through work.


No.1 HRD Partner to Raise the Lifelong Employment Capacity of All People

“Beyond Jobs -- Toward Lifetime Value”

Regular tasks

Lifelong learning, work-learning dual system, national qualification tests, selection of masters, skills competition, HRD forum.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Primary focus
Developing knowledge
  Secondary focus
Developing and building capacities
  Secondary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Teachers    Not our target group
  Secondary focus
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector
  Secondary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
Interested to lead
   Interested to learn
OER and Online Learning
   Interested to learn
Equity of access in TVET
  Interested to contribute
Gender equality in TVET
   Interested to learn
Fostering entrepreneurship
   Interested to learn
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
  Interested to contribute

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
  Moderately interested
Policy oriented projects
  Moderately interested
Knowledge development
  Moderately interested
Workshops and conferences
Highly interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
  Moderately interested
With Africa
  Moderately interested
With the Arab States
  Moderately interested
With Asia and the Pacific
  Moderately interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
  Moderately interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
  Moderately interested


Human Resources Development Service of Korea, Global Institute for Transferring Skills (GIFTS) (GIFTS, HRD Korea)
Moonemi-ro 448gil 77, Bupyeong-gu
21417 Incheon
Republic of Korea


local time now: ~05:10 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Myung Hoon Lee
Executive Director
Human Resources Development Service of Korea

UNEVOC Coordinator
Jihyeon Noh

[Full contact information only for logged-in UNEVOC Network members]


29 October 2018
The head of UNESCO-UNEVOC visits GIFTS (Korea)
The head of UNESCO-UNEVOC was welcomed at GIFTS of HRD Korea(Incheon), one of the UNEVOC Centres in South Korea on 23 October before his participation in the "2018 East and Southeast Asia Cluster Network Consolidation Workshop"(Seoul, 24-25 October) held by KRIVET (other UNEVOC Centre in Korea).
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