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EWHA WOMANS UNIVERSITY

Academics

Education

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Education

Location

Education Building A Room #314

Tel

82-2-3277-2613

Email

teachers@ewha.ac.kr

Fax

82-2-3277-2847

Ewha Womans University College of Education inaugurated its mission as a two-year Early Childhood Education program in 1915, and developed into a four-year college in 1951. Today the College holds the reputation of being the largest and oldest university college in the world which is committed to educating female teachers and educational experts. The College of Education, since its inception, has been producing creative local & global leaders who are encouraged to transform society for a brighter future. And more than 3,500 alumni of the College occupy the role of educational leadership both nationwide and internationally.

Currently the College of Education boasts twelve academic departments accommodating nineteen academic major programs, four research centers, four affiliated schools, and teacher training centers for both pre-service and in-service teachers. The College of Education has graduated about 26,000 undergraduate students and about 2,700 postgraduate students. For the academic year 2011-2012, about 2,500 undergraduate students and about 550 postgraduate students are registered in academic programs.

The Aim of Education

The College of Education, pursuant to Ewha’s educational philosophy which is based on Christian principles, strives to educate qualified teachers at all teaching levels: early childhood education and elementary & secondary school education. The college also seeks to cultivate educators who will become leaders in educational fields and academic research.

To fulfill such objectives, the college sets out the following specific goals:

  • Cultivate well-rounded character, sense of duty for teaching, and strong work ethic necessary for teachers and educators.
  • Learn to understand and critique trends in education from an educational perspective.
  • Acquire the ability to understand specialized knowledge related to their field of expertise and to conduct independent research and improvements with regards to those knowledge.
  • Acquire the ability to understand specialized knowledge related to their field of expertise and to conduct independent research and improvements with regards to those knowledge.
  • Develop creative and critical thinking as well the ability to process and utilize information in order to dynamically respond to educational changes in the future.
Joint Majors

Moral Ethics Education, Multimedia, Intergrated Social Studies, General Science