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History

 

 

04. 1960

Establishment of the Department of Educational Psychology in the School of Literature in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Appointment of Professor Hak-soo Wang (Appointed in 1948, retired in July 1970)

03. 1961

Appointment of Prof. Yong Young Jun (Retirement 1970. 12)

09. 1962

Division of the Department of Educational Psychology into the Department of Education and Department of Psychology

1964

Appointment of Prof. Lee jung (Retirement 1987. 02)

02. 1965

Conferment of the first master’s degree in the Department of Education 

02. 1967

Appointment of Prof. Hwang Jung-kyu (Retirement 1984. 01)

03. 1968

Founding of the Graduate School of Education 

08. 1970

Appointment of Prof. Kim jung whan, Appointment of Prof. Yu injong

04. 1971

Appointment of Prof.  Jung woohyun (Retirement 1998. 02)

1972

Appointment of Prof. Cha suk ki , prof. wang kihwang, prof. Lim gyu-huk

11. 1972

Founding of the Institute of Educational Research

12. 1972

Establishment of the College of Education 

03. 1973

Admission of the first class of the Department of Education in the College of Education 

03. 1979

 Appointment of Prof. Ahn gi song

03. 1982

Appointment of Prof. Jun song hyun

08. 1982

Conferment of the first doctoral degree in the Department of Education 

09. 1984

Appointment of Prof. Park dosun

03. 1987

Appointment of Prof. Kim hyongkwan

01. 1988

Founding of the Alumni Association of the Department of Education at Korea University 

02. 1988

Publication of the first issue of The Journal of Research in Education, journal of the Institute of Educational Research

03. 1990

Curriculum for “Social Education Professionals ” established (after 2000 becoming “Lifelong Educators”)

10. 1994

Publication of the first issue of the Korea Educational Review, journal of the Anam Society for the Study of Education

12. 2000

40th Anniversary of the Department of Education

03. 2001

Appointment of Prof. Shin hun suk ,  Appointment of Prof.Park in woo,

Curriculum for teachers of morality, ethics, and counseling established(for students newly admitted in 2000)


 

03. 2002

Appointment of Prof. Kim sungil

03. 2003

Appointment of Prof. Hong huzo

03. 2005

Founding of the Center for Brain-based Learning Science (CBLS)

12. 2005

45th Anniversary of the Department of Education

02. 2006

Selected for a 2nd level BrainKorea21 project (in the field of education)

08. 2006

Founding of the Higher Education Policy Research Center

09. 2006

Appointment of Prof. Lee sang min

10. 2006

Selected for a research project for policy-focused research institutes  (in the field of higher education)

03. 2007

Appointment of Prof. Son sung hyun

09. 2007

Appointment of Prof.  Bong mimi,  Appointment of Prof. Richard Lynch

03. 2008

 Appointment of Prof. Hong se hi

08. 2008

Founding of the Higher Education Policy Research Institute (formerly the Higher Education Policy Research Center)

 

09. 2008

 Appointment of Prof. Byun ki young ,  Appointment of Prof. Shin chang ho

01. 2009

Founding of the Brain & Motivation Research Institute (formerly the Center for Brain-based Learning Science (CBLS))

03. 2009

Appointment of Prof. Cho dea-yoen

04. 2009

Selected for a promotion project of the World Class University (WCU) (in the field of educational psychology) 

09. 2009

Johnmarshall Reeve Appointment of Prof.

10. 2010

50th Anniversary of the Department of Education

09. 2012

Selected for and received commendation for the best project group of 2nd level BrainKorea21 projects for 6 consecutive years

08. 2013

Selected for a BrainKorea21 Plus project (in the field of education) 

09. 2013

Selected as the top-ranked department in the JoongAng Ilbo National Assessment of departments of education, and as a Social Science Korea (SSK) project (in the field of sociology of education)

11. 2013

Founding of the Center for Social Cohesion Education

11. 2014

Selected for a research project for college-focused research institutes (Brain & Motivation Research Institute)

09. 2015

Appointment of Prof. Lee bora

10. 2015

Selected for a research project for policy-focused research institutes (in the field of human resource development)

06. 2016

Selected for and received commendation for the best project group of the BK21 Plus project

10. 2016

Selected for and received commendation of the Brain & Motivation Research Institute as the best research institute within KU (in the field of social sciences)

 

Appointment of Prof. Yong Young Jun (Retirement 1970. 12)