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KOV supports construction of Korean Language Classroom at Bishwa Bhasha Campus

24 August 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) through its KOV Hyunju Woo completed a KOV small scale project “Establishment of Korean Language Classroom for Training Korean Teacher” in Biswa Bhasa Campus.

Through this project KOV Ms. Woo supported to construct a new Korean Language Classroom.

The total budget of this project was around $21,500. For this project KOICA supported $20,000 and Korean Language Department, Bishwa Bhasha Campus supported $1500.

The project inauguration ceremony took place on August 23, 2023, at the Bishwa Bhasha Campus.

Park Tae-Young, Ambassador of the Embassy of Republic of Korea and Dr. Yadav Raj Panta, Campus Chief of Bishwa Bhasha Campus jointly inaugurated the newly constructed Korean Language classroom.

Mooheon Kong, Country Director of KOICA Nepal Office was also presented in the program.

KOICA has been collaborating with Bishwa Bhasha Campus for long time by dispatching qualified Korean language instructors to support the campus in running the Korean language program.

KOV Woo has been working in this campus for the last 14 months.

She represents the second batch of volunteers dispatched by KOICA HQ to the KOICA Nepal Office after the Covid-19 pandemic.

The primary objective of this project was to improve the quality of Korean language classes at Bishwa Bhasha Campus.

Similarly, the secondary objectives of the project are to promote Korean language content and ensure equivalent educational access to the girls’ students in Korean Language Education. The project also included the renovation of restroom facilities.

Additionally, the project provided 16 sets of desks and benches for the classroom.

Ambassador Park Tae-Young emphasized the significance of Bishwa Bhasha Campus as an authoritative institution for deploying Korean language volunteers.

He pointed out that the Ministry of Education has now included Korean language education as an optional subject at the school level.

Similarly, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with Bishwa Bhasha Campus, has also initiated Korean Language teacher training programs.

He expressed his confidence in the potential to produce skilled teachers in the near future.

Additionally, he mentioned that the upcoming year marks the 50th anniversary of Nepal and Korea’s bilateral relationship.

He emphasized in the importance of language literacy in developing and nurturing the cultural ties between Korea and Nepal. He anticipates that learning the Korean language will create new job opportunities and will also be beneficial for the Employment Permit System (EPS) and upcoming government programs.

Publish Date : 24 August 2023 09:13 AM

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