Training Programs
  • Mandatory Training Requirement
  • Online Pre-Orientation
  • Main On-site Orientaton
  • Mid-Semester On-site Orientation
  • Online In-Service Training

Objectives

  • To provide a better understanding of Korean culture and history
  • To acquire knowledge relevant to areas of elementary, middle and high school curricula
  • To facilitate the transition of EPIK teachers into their local schools
  • To provide tips for adjusting to life in Korea
  • To teach Survival Korean phrases and expressions

Duration : 15 training hours will be accumulated upon completion.

Eligibility : Incoming EPIK teachers who have received their Contract and Notice of Appointment

Requirements : Completion of all 15 courses
* After completing the program, EPIK teachers will be able to print a certificate of completion.
 

Program

Program
Unit Title
1 Introduction to the EPIK Program
2 School Facilities, Staff and Etiquette
3 Korean Students & English Education in Korea
4 An EPIK Teacher's Daily Life
5 Co-teaching Sample Classes
6 Living in Korea I
7 Living in Korea II
8 Korean Industries, Landmarks and Festivals
9 Korean History: Past and Present
10 Understanding Korean Culture and Cultural Differences
11 Survival Korean 1: Let's Learn Hangeul
12 Survival Korean 2: Self-introduction
13 Survival Korean 3: Essential Phrases in School
14 Survival Korean 4: Greetings & Basic Expressions
15 Arrival Preparation & FAQs