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


  • To help new incoming EPIK teachers understand the Korean educational system and teaching methodology
  • To help new incoming EPIK teachers understand Korean culture and language
  • To help teachers examine their teaching strategies or methodologies
  • To help teachers deepen their understanding of the Korean school and English education curriculum

Duration : 6 days
Training Hours : 30 hours

Eligibility : All new incoming EPIK teachers who have received their Contract and the Notice of Appointment, and/or teachers who are required to attend their MOEs/POEs.

Requirements : All teachers who received a contract for a late-intake position are required to attend the additional orientation.


Day Title
1 Registration, Class Meeting
2 Medical Check-up
Korean History and Culture, EPIK Life & School Culture
Designing Lesson Plans
3 Power-point Use in Classroom, Learning Taekwondo
Teaching Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing
4 Elementary & Secondary English Education in Korea
Classroom Management, After School & Camp Programs
Co-teaching Demonstration (Elementary & Secondary)
5 Lesson Presentation & Feedback
Meeting With MOE/POE Supervisors
Field Trip: Korean Cultural Experience
6 Closing Ceremony, Escorted to Each MOE/POE