The Ministry of Education (MOE; Korean: 교육부; Hanja: 敎育部; RR: Gyoyukbu; MR: Kyoyukpu) is a cabinet-level division of the government of South Korea. It was created on March 23, 2013. It should not be confused with seventeen regional Offices of Education whose heads, Superintendents, are directly elected in local elections.
MOE headquarters in Sejong
|Formed||March 23, 2013|
|Jurisdiction||Government of South Korea|
|Headquarters||408 Galmae-ro, Sejong, Republic of Korea 30119|
|Deputy Minister responsible|
|Website||Official English Site|
Affiliated agencies edit
List of ministers edit
|No.||Portrait||Name||Term of office||President|
|Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|Minister of Education (2013-2014)|
|55||Seo Nam-soo||23 March 2013||7 August 2014||1 year, 137 days||Park Geun-hye|
|Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education (2014-present)|
|56||Hwang Woo-yea||8 August 2014||12 January 2016||1 year, 157 days||Park Geun-hye|
|57||Lee Joon-sik||13 January 2016||4 July 2017||1 year, 172 days|
|58||Kim Sang-gon||5 July 2017||2 October 2018||1 year, 89 days||Moon Jae-in|
|59||Yoo Eun-hae||2 October 2018||9 May 2022||3 years, 219 days|
|60||Park Soon-ae||5 July 2022||8 August 2022||34 days||Yoon Suk-yeol|
|61||Lee Ju-ho||7 November 2022||Incumbent||1 year, 23 days|
See also edit
- "Location Archived 2014-01-01 at WebCite." (Archive) Ministry of Education (South Korea). Retrieved on January 1, 2014. "Address : (339-012) 408 Galmae-ro, Sejong, Republic of Korea"
- "Contact Info." (Archive) The Globe Program. Retrieved on January 1, 2013. "Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development Central Government Complex, 77-6 Sejong-no, Jongno-gu Seoul, 110-760 South Korea"
- Park, Si-soo (July 12, 2010). "35 state bodies to be relocated to Sejong City". The Korea Times.