Professor Okhwa Lee,
Department of Computer Education and
Director of the Instructional
Korea is ranked as the number one country for its broadband penetration rate per household by IDC and number 5 for the e-government readiness by United Nations. In e-Learning,
The Education Broadcasting Service e-Learning program was launched in April 2004 to reduce private tutoring expenses thereby narrowing the educational gap due to the region and socio-eoconomic status. This was the first national level approach to promote the public interests in e-Learning and we owe its success to the national level ICT in education policies in early 2000's. Following this, the National Teaching-Learning Center was established in September 2004 and the Cyber Home Learning Service for k-9 students was launched in April 2005.
In order to share the experience with the international community,