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Project Overview

Korea IT Learning (KoIL) Program
Background
Korea IT Learning (KoIL) Program invites policymakers, public officials, and experts in the IT field to share the newest technologies and issues to be reflected on national policies and plans in order to address welfare, poverty, economic, and educational challenges using IT oriented system tools.

Korea IT Learning Program
Project Introduction
Participants from KoIL Program learn Korea's IT development strategies, discuss current issues and trends, and seek means of cooperation to advance their nations' strategies on ICT planning, information security, rural informatization, and incorporation of new technologies.
Field training programs are also available to better reflect distinct national status and demands.
In addition to the major programs offered independently by the Korean government, some area-focused seminars are designed jointly with international organizations such as Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia Development Bank (ADB), and Africa Development Bank (AfDB).
Participation costs (airfare, accommodation, and per diem) are covered by the Korean government.
KoIL Program also offers the Global ICT Leadership Forum to participants every year. The forum may consist of the following topics: ‘ICT Solutions for Government and Public Sector’, ‘Analysis of Big Data, Cloud and Mobile’, ‘Building Smart City for Sustainable Future’, ‘Privacy Protection and Security Solution’, and many other ICT related topics.

Achievement

From 1998 to 2016(Aug.), about 140 KoIL programs have been offered to 4,346 participants from 127 countries.


KoIL Network by Year
KoIL Network by Year
Year '98~'00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 Total
Participants 419 266 207 345 318 289 262 292 156 240 237 233 231 166 293 232 160 4,346
Countries 95 36 46 49 57 60 69 68 44 27 52 42 56 32 36 43 10 127


KoIL Network by Region
KoIL Network by Region
Region Asia CIS Middle East Europe Latin America Africa Int'l Orgs Total
Participants 2,110 491 231 141 720 596 57 4,346


Overseas field training programs have been expanded to cost-effectively meet special demands such as training large groups of officials in charge of a particular national IT project.
Overseas field training programs
Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Countries
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Paraguay
  • Tunisia [AfDB]
  • Mongolia
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines [ADB]
  • Dominican Republic [IDB]
  • Mali[AfDB]
  • Moldova
  • El Salvador
  • Costa Rica [IDB]
  • Lesotho [AfDB]
  • Indonesia
  • Algeria [AfDB]
  • Belize
  • Belarus
  • Nicaragua [IDB]
  • Belarus
  • Uganda
  • Panama
  • Africa (Kenya, Rwanda)
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