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Welcome to the 29th KORCOS International Education Conference! Below is your guide for conference day on March 14, 2014. Feel free to browse the schedule below before the conference. Use social media tools (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Foursquare) to link up with friends and colleagues so you can coordinate your schedules and maybe even attend presentations together.
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Friday, March 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Taboo Korea: Body Image and Bullying

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Our mission is to help bring awareness of taboo topics in South Korea. We desire to empower those in positions of influence (teachers, counselors, administrators, pastors, parents, etc.) to be better educated and trained to positively impact the lives of the youth that have been entrusted to them. We believe that this applies to all organizations in Korea that interact with the youth.

Today, we will discuss the issues of body image and bullying. Please visit our website for more information: www.tabookorea.org

Presenters
avatar for Diana Suk and Kristin Winn

Diana Suk and Kristin Winn

Taboo Korea
Did you know Korea is known to be the top leader in the amount of plastic surgery procedures done each year? Did you know many students are bribed with a plastic surgery gift for doing well in school? Do you know what 왕따 means? Did you know many students commit suicide because of bullying that takes place in Korea? | | Taboo Korea was created to help bring awareness of what students go through, provide insight on what students... Read More →
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Mark J. Yu

Kindergarten Teacher, Taboo Korea, Korea International School and Taboo Korea
I am passionate about changing the learning climate in Korea in public and private schools for children. I want to see the teachers and students in Korea be empowered to deal with and work through issues in Korea such as depression, suicide, bullying, body image, and conflict resolution skills through being educated and learning how to use effectively communicate. I want to see a rising generation of successful, creative, strong, and proud... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 321 ES/MS Building