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Korea Project

This year TEA offered its first summer institute on a topic in Korea studies. The institute and follow-up activities are made possible by generous funding from the Korea Foundation and the Freeman Foundation-funded National Consortium for Teaching about Asia.

NCTA 2016 Summer Institute

Korea’s Journey into the 21st Century: Historical Contexts, Contemporary Issues. July 24-28, 2016. In this four-day institute, secondary teachers will consider modern and contemporary South Korea’s history, geography, intra-peninsular and international relations, and transnational cultural transmissions (e.g., K-pop, film, design). Participants will work with specialists to learn about the Korean peninsula beyond media coverage, drawing on Korean narratives and texts to enrich their teaching. Flyer and application packet available December 15, 2015.


TEA offers workshops for Colorado teachers on a topic in Korea studies; related resources are shared. Recent workshop topics have included "Divided Korea: History and Legacies," “The Korean Peninsula’s Golden Age and Nuclear Age,” and “Bringing Korea into the Curriculum.” For information about upcoming workshops, please see our Upcoming Workshops page. You can also sign up for the TEA mailing list.

Korea Resource Center

Built with support from the Korea Foundation and contributions from teachers and publishers, TEA's Korea Resource Center offers teachers in the western United States a growing collection of curriculum resources on Korea. Print materials are lent free of charge to teachers in the western United States; audio-visuals require a $35 deposit. Please see our Korea Resource Center page for full details.