Types of Hakwon Education

  • Young Chun Kim
Part of the Curriculum Studies Worldwide book series (CSWW)


An overall introduction to the kinds of hakwons in Korea will be helpful to better understand Korean students’ participation in hakwon education and its general features. This chapter discusses eight major kinds of hakwons in Korea: (1) English language hakwons; (2) mathematics hakwons; (3) logical writing hakwons; (4) comprehensive hakwons; (5) Special Purpose High School hakwons; (6) gifted-student-centered hakwons; (7) Internet-based hakwons; and (8) boarding hakwons.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Young Chun Kim
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  1. 1.Chinju National University of EducationJinju CityRepublic of Korea

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