Korean Language Mentor


Hyun-Joo Kim

E: hj.kim@auckland.ac.nz

P: 09 623 8899 ext. 46 399


 Hyun-Joo Kim is the Korean Language Mentor for ILEP, working on a part-time basis (Tuesday and Friday afternoons). She is working as part of the ALLiS (Asian Language Learning in Schools) team to provide expert Korean language and culture knowledge to develop the teaching and learning of Korean in ALLiS funded schools in New Zealand. With an academic background in language teaching, Hyun-Joo has been teaching Korean as a second and foreign language to learners of a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and age groups in both secondary and tertiary educational institutions in Korea and in New Zealand for over fifteen years. Prior to joining the ILEP team, she has served as a lecturer at Korea University in South Korea developing and delivering Korean language courses of all levels, from beginners through advanced, as well as various intensive courses for adult learners for professional development purposes. She also has strength and experience in teaching Korean and Korean Literature for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). Hyun-Joo is happy to be back to the University of Auckland where she used to teach and she is looking forward to engaging with teachers of Korean and those interested in learning and teaching Korean within the network of ALLiS clusters.

 Contact her if you have any questions or requests for support in teaching and learning Korean


Opportunities for Teachers of Korean

Korean Calligraphy Classes

Learn and enjoy Korean calligraphy every Wednesday beginning 8th February 2017 at the Korean Education Centre (KEC).
The classes are open to everyone, at no cost.

Find out more here.

Korean Language Courses

The Korean Education Centre (KEC) is offering free Korean language classes beginning in Term 1 of 2017 on 7th February.
Levels available are as follows:

Level 0 - Monday & Tuesday
Level 1 - Wednesday
Level 2 - Thursday
Level 3 & 4 - Thursday
Level 5 - Wednesday

All classes are held at the Korean Education Centre from 6-8pm.
Address: Level 7, 63 Albert St., Auckland CBD
Tel: 09 303 2625

Find out more here.

NZ Principals Korean Study Tour

The Korean Education Centre (KEC) has announced the NZ Principals Korean Study Tour which will take place from 22nd-29th April 2017. This will take 12 Principals and Deputy Principals to Korea, visiting schools and educational organisations.

Apply by 21st February 2017.

Find out more here.