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


  • To understand Korean life, culture and language in depth
  • To share useful teaching methods, resources and classroom management ideas
  • To examine the English curriculum and textbooks of Korean schools and find the most effective ways to teach
  • To improve teaching skills through lesson planning and presentation

Duration : 8 days at the end of February or August (twice a year)

Training Hours : 45 hours

Eligibility : EPIK teachers who will start to teach English for the Spring or Fall semester

Requirements : All EPIK teachers are required to complete any training deemed necessary by EPIK or their Office of Education. This includes but is not limited to the main on-site orientation, online pre-orientation, etc.

Program (Sample)

Program (sample) Day, Title tables that provide information.
Day Title
1 Airport Pick-up & Registration
Opening Ceremony
2 Campus Tour
Class Meeting
Korean History & Culture
Lesson Planning
3 Medical Check-up
English Comprehension
Sexual harassment Awareness and Prevention Education
Korean Class
Embassy Meeting
4 Lesson Planning
Lesson Observation
Cooperative Learning
Korean Class
5 Field Trip : Culture Experience
Korean Class
Class Leaders' Meeting
6 Networking
Learning Taekkyeon
EPIK Forum
Leson Demo Preparation
7 Lesson Demo & Feedback
Meetinig with MOE/POE
Closing Ceremony
8 Departure to Each POE/MOE