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NYPI Hosts the “4th Korea-Japan Career Education Forum”

  • No180
  • WriterNYPI
  • Date2021-10-12

The National Youth Policy Institute (President Kim, Hyun-Cheol) hosted the 4th Korea-Japan Career Education Forum on Saturday, September 25, with the Japanese Society for the Study of Career Education, Asian Regional Association for Career Development(ARACD), and ARACD Korea. The theme of the forum was “Career Education in the COVID Era and a Comparison Between Korea and Japan on Guaranteeing Opportunities in Career Education at ‘A Place for Various Types of Learning.’”




This year marks the fourth Korea-Japan Career Education Forum, where the two countries were given the opportunity to identify the effects of COVID-19 on the career education in the two countries and share successful examples of career education.


In the first session, Head Researcher Kim, Seung-bo from the Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education & Training presented on the effects of COVID-19 on career education in Korea and the future possibilities that they may bring. Professor Mimura Takao from Waseda University presented on the background of career education policies in Japan based on the overall theme of “career guarantee,” the effects of COVID-19 on career education in Japan, and the future directions for career education.


In the second session, Director Choi, Yeon-soo from the Ogeum Hub of Songpa Future Education Center presented case studies of career education during COVID-19, focusing on examples from out-of-school youth support centers and alternative schools. Adviser Ikeda Tadashi from Kyoto Education Counseling Comprehensive Center presented a case study on emergency support for career education of vulnerable youth during COVID-19.


In the third session, Career and Admissions Counseling Department Head Lee, Jin-myeong from Jungwon Girls’ High School presented case studies on bringing positive experiences for students with active career counseling. President Taniguchi Hitoshi from the nonprofit organization Student, Support, Pace presented case studies on outreach support for socially isolated “hikikomori” and out-of-school youths and adolescents, as well as the responses taken by the Japanese government.