Emblem of MOE
|Formed||March 22, 2013|
|Jurisdiction||Government of South Korea|
|Headquarters||408 Galmae-ro, Sejong, Republic of Korea 30119|
|Website||Official English Site|
The Ministry of Education is a cabinet-level division of the government of South Korea. It was created on March 22, 2013.
It should not be confused with seventeen regional Offices of Education which heads, Superintendents, are directly elected in local elections.
Its headquarters are in the Sejong Regional Government Complex in Sejong City.Previously it was located in the Central Government Complex in Jongno District, Seoul.
Seoul National University is a national research university located in Seoul, South Korea.
Gwacheon is a city in Gyeonggi-do Province, South Korea. It lies close to Seoul in the heart of the Seoul National Capital Area, and also lies just east of Anyang. Seoul Subway Line 4 passes through the city.
Sejongno, also known as Sejong-daero, is a street that runs through Jongno-gu in downtown Seoul. It is named after King Sejong the Great of Joseon. The street is 600 meters in length, but due to its central location it is of great symbolic importance. It points north to Gwanaksan and Bukhansan (Mountains), and the Joseon Dynasty palace, Gyeongbokgung. It is also of historical significance as the location for royal administrative buildings and features statues of the Admiral Yi Sun-sin of Joseon Dynasty and King Sejong the Great of Joseon.
Gwanghwamun Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 5 in South Korea. It is not the closest subway station to the actual gate of Gwanghwamun, which it is named after. It is located next to the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.
The Government of South Korea is a centralized democratic republic with the three primary branches of government; executive, legislative and judicial. The president acts at the head of state and is the highest figure of authority in the country, followed by the prime minister and government ministers in decreasing order.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) is a branch of the South Korean government. It is concerned with regulating some economic policy, especially with regard to the industrial and energy sectors. The ministry also works to encourage foreign investment in Korea. The current minister is Sung Yun-mo.
The Ministry of Unification is an executive department of the South Korean government aimed at promoting Korean reunification. It was first established in 1969 as the National Unification Board, under the rule of Park Chung-hee. It gained its current status in 1998 and has played a major role in promoting inter-Korean dialogues, exchanges and cooperation.
South Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) is a central government agency responsible for the areas of tourism, culture, art, religion, and sports. It has two vice ministers, three assistant ministers, one commission, and over 60 divisions. The first Minister of Culture was novelist Lee O-young.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare is a branch of the government of South Korea. The headquarters is in Sejong City. Previously the headquarters were on floors 6 through 12 of the Hyundai Building in Jongno District, Seoul, when they were the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs.
Ministry of Security and Public Administration (MOSPA), formerly Ministry of Public Administration and Security (MOPAS), was a ministry of the national government of South Korea. The ministry was in charge of the civil and domestic affairs in South Korea including the National Police Agency and the National Emergency Management Agency.
Jung District is one of the 25 districts of Seoul, South Korea.
Jongno District is a district in central Seoul, South Korea. It takes its name from a major local street, Jongno, which means "Bell Street".
South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is in charge of the country's foreign relations, as well as handling matters related to overseas Korean nationals. It was established on 17 July 1948.
Sejong, officially the Sejong Special Self-Governing City, is a special self-governing city and de facto administrative capital of South Korea.
Ilmin Museum of Art is a private art museum of South Korea, located on Sejongno street in Jongno-gu, a central district of Seoul, known for exhibiting mainly Korean art. The museum was established and run by the Ilmin Cultural Foundation (일민문화재단), a non-profit organization founded in 1994 in memory of Kim Sang-man, former president of Dong-A Ilbo, one of the major newspaper companies of South Korea. Kim devoted his entire life to developing Korean journalism and promoting Korean culture. The museum is named after his pen name, "Ilmin".
South Korea's Ministry of Employment and Labor is a cabinet-level ministry overseeing labor affairs. Its predecessor agency, the Division of Labor, was established under the direction of the Minister of Social Affairs (사회부장관) on 11 November 1948. It was upgraded to a cabinet ministry on 8 April 1981.
The Korean Maritime Safety Tribunal is an agency of the government of South Korea that investigates maritime accidents. Its head office is in the Sejong Government Complex in Sejong City. It is subordinate to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT), previously Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTM). It was formerly subordinate to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF).
The Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board is an agency of the South Korean government that investigates aviation and railway accidents, subservient to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) and headquartered in Sejong City.
Relations between Colombia and South Korea include trade, military and diplomatic relations. Colombian troops arrived in Korea in 1951 as part of UN Forces, but direct diplomatic relations were not established until March 1962.
The Central Government Complex, Sejong-no Seoul, Korea, is an area of office developments which are home to several Korean government agencies. The building was renamed from January 1, 2013 from Central Government Complex (정부중앙청사) to Government Seoul Complex (정부서울청사).
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