On February 1, 2021, the Sejong Institute held the opening ceremony of the 27th National Strategy Educaiton Program at the Institute. The program is run from February 1 to December 9, 2021 with a total of 100 government officials, including managerial-level officials at government departments and director-level staffs at public orgranizations participate in the program.
This education program intends to seek South Korea's national strategy in the 21st century, understand national strategies of major countries surrounding the Korean peninsula, enhance officials' policy management capabilities for advancing nation's competitiveness, and to comprehend the current issues of Korea in order to seek appropriate solutions to the issues. The curriculum is comprised of core and elective subjects, such as international relations, inter-Korean relations, economy, society, history, scientific technology and humanities etc.
Pending issues and concerns are discussed through a variety of research topics at individual, team, and divisional units, and trainees then refer to these discussions and information they have acquired to their regional response strategy and administrative work after returning to their departments. Trainees also participate on foreign language education (English, Chinese and Japanese), policy case presentaitons, self-development education, club activities, volunteering and more.