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  • What we do
  • Development of creative talents
  • Development of science prodigies

Development of science prodigies

We support creative gifted students in science who will lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era by providing open learning environment based on their development stages                                   

Number of beneficiaries of science prodigy education and outcome of the educational programs

Cumulative beneficiaries of gifted science(2013~2019)

108,926

Number of science prodigies
published research papers

130

Operational status of Science High Schools and Science Academies

과학고 과학영재학교 운영 현황 그래프 - 과학고등학교 학생수 : 2014년 3,747명, 2015년 4,067명, 2016년 4,404명, 2017년 4,456명, 2018년 4,343명. 과학 영재학교 학생수 : 2014년 1,684명, 2015년 1,966명, 2016년 2,264명, 2017년 2,424명, 2018년 2,513명.

Key achievements of the 2019 Science Olympiad

Key achievements of the 2019 Science Olympiad
Distinction Math (60th Olympiad) Physics (50th Olympiad) Chemistry (51st Olympiad) Information (31st Olympiad) Biology (30th Olympiad) Astronomy (24th Olympiad) Earth science (13th Olympiad) Middle school science (16th Olympiad) Physics tournament (32nd Olympiad)
Host country United Kingdom Israel France Azerbaijan Hungary Romania Republic of Korea Qatar Poland
Participation period 7.10~23 7.6~17 7.20~8.1 8.3~12 7.12~22 10.19∼27 8.26~9.3 12.2∼14 7.06∼7.14
Contest period 7.10~22 7.7~15 7.21~30 8.4~11 7.14~21 10.19∼27 8.26~9.3 12.3~12.12 7.06∼7.13
Representatives 6 5 4 4 4 6 4 6 5
Performance 3rd place/ 112 countries 1st place/ 78 countries 1st place/ 80 countries 4th place/ 88 countries 1st place/ 75 countries Held in October 1st place/ 43 countries Held in November 5th place/ 36 countries
Establishment of infrastructure to develop science prodigies
  • Research and establishment of infrastructure to develop science prodigies
  • Research on science prodigy education related policies
  • Support for Global Institute for Talented Education at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
  • Support for operation of science prodigy education institutions
  • Support for science high schools, science (art) prodigy schools, SW prodigy classes
  • Support for university-affiliated science prodigy education centers
Reinforcement of core skills for science prodigies
  • Reinforcement of global aptitudes for science prodigies
  • Support for participation in international science Olympiads
  • Support for operation of ASEAN+3 Centers for the Gifted in Science
  • Support for customized programs for science prodigies
  • Support for student research programs
  • Support for tertiary education level programs