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Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training
(KRIVET)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 1998

Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET) is a national research institute affiliated with the Prime Minister’s Office which was established in 1997 for vitalization of vocational education and training (VET) and enhancement of the public’s vocational competencies.

Since its foundation, in order to support the public’s lifelong skills development, KRIVET has been conducting policy research and development in the field of education and employment, which are a necessary part of our daily lives, including Specialized high school, Meister high school and vocational college policies, employment expansion, reducing skills mismatch, development of National Competency Standards based curriculum, Work-Study Dual program and national qualification framework, evaluation of training programs, and provision of career information.


Mission

To effectively perform tasks related to skills development, thereby contributing to vitalization of vocational education and training and enhancement of the public’s vocational competencies.

  • KRIVET is a global skills development policy research institute that spearheads creation of linkage between education and training with employment;
  • KRIVET is a national policy research institute that provides effective policy options;
  • KRIVET is a public institution that supports strengthening of the Korean public’s lifelong career competencies

Regular tasks

  • Conduct research on national policies to develop human resources and supports their implementation
  • Support the network of stakeholders in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and human resources development (HRD)
  • Conduct research on TVET as part of lifelong learning for all and carries out related projects
  • Develop and propagate programs for TVET as part of lifelong learning
  • Conduct research on national and private qualification systems and supports related projects
  • Evaluate TVET institutes and their programs upon request from the government
  • Provide information and career counseling for all for their employment and career development
  • Establish and manage a system for collecting information and analyzing the labor market trends on a regular basis
  • Promote international exchange of information on TVET
  • Collect, organize and disseminate information on TVET


Focus and interest

Work area

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

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Researchers
 
 
Primary 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 contribute
   
Migration     Not interested
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   

Activity interest

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


Regional collaboration interest

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




Contact

Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET)
370 Sicheong-Daero
Social Policy Building, National Research Complex
30147 Sejong
Republic of Korea

http://www.krivet.re.kr

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr Ra Young Sun
President



UNEVOC Coordinator
Hyunsik Choi
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Center for International Cooperation

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News

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