Korea-US STEAM Seminar

This past week, our Superintendent @DrJohnnieThomas along with 22 other industry leaders participated in the exchange seminar on the Korea-US Science and Technology Talent Development Center held at the Science and Technology Center. [Provided by the Korea Science Creation Foundation].

“The opportunity to involve our community in an international discussion around how to best educate children is something that is going to benefit our entire community”, said Dr Johnnie Thomas.

The Science Creative Foundation is an associate government agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology, Information and Communication, and has been leading the public understanding of science and technology and developing the level of knowledge since 1967. After expanding and reorganization to the Korea Science Creative Foundation in 2008. 

The Science Creative Foundation introduced Korea's policies and best practices for convergence education (STEAM) and SW and AI education, and an online platform for science and mathematics education for future generations. The U.S. Education delegation shared the status of education between the two countries by announcing the current status of STEM education in the United States and how to train STEAM experts. In addition, there was an in-depth conversation between Korean-U.S. education experts on nurturing science and technology talents.

In Korea, not only creative foundation officials but also STEAM education experts attended to share the status of STEAM education between Korea and the United States and discussed development plans from various perspectives.

Jo Yul-rae, chairman of the Science Creative Foundation, said, “We are pleased to hold an exchange seminar between Korean-U.S. education professionals who are passionate about nurturing science and technology talents. With this seminar, we hope that education exchanges between Korea-U.S. will be more revitalized and improve the quality of STEAM education.