Cho, Hee-Yeon (Superintendent, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education) 1. The Meaning of Education and Korean Education Reform We can start with the question, “What is education?” Education is a learning process that affects human perception and behavior. It affects how we perceive the world, and how we change the world in light of that perception.
Water is one of, if not the most essential resource to life on earth. It enables everything else we want to do in life. As Henk Ovink says, “if we take care of the water, the water takes care of us.” We are one of the two primary organizers of W12+ Programs, a movement that catalyzes,
World Toilet Day is coming up on November 19 and with it, a unique invitation to imagine life without something so fundamental as a toilet. Most of you reading this piece probably have indoor plumbing with hot and cold water and underground septic systems. But, the reality is that worldwide, 1 in 3 people lack
by Ellie Leaning, EcoCiv Projects Director Water is the key that unlocks human opportunity and ecological wellbeing. It is what our existence here on the “blue planet” depends on. At EcoCiv, much of our work focuses on looking at systems and structures that either promote or prevent the wellbeing of people and the planet. Water
What would be the future of education look like in post COVID-19 era? Why the systemic transition in education from mechanical/industrial mindset to ecological mindset? Two researching scholars at EcoCiv Korea, Dr. Keunhwa Jung and Dr. Yunjeong Han had a talk on this critical issue. EcoCiv Korea has been working closely together with Seoul Metropolitan
On Mandela Day, we are called on to celebrate the life and legacy of the anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela. As we continue to design solutions for global wellbeing, how can we enliven Mandela’s legacy of promoting peace, reconciliation, and social justice into our own work? Next week we are hosting the panel “A World Without