Korean Language Mentor
P: 09 623 8899 ext. 46 399
Hyun-Joo Kim is the Korean Language Mentor working on a part-time basis (Tuesday and Friday afternoons) and provides 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. Previously Hyun-Joo 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.
If you would like support or advice on teaching Korean please contact Hyun-Joo Kim
Korean Language Courses
KEC offers Free Korean Classes to anyone who wishes to learn Korean
They provide different levels from beginner to advanced to meet every need, The classes focus on real life situations where you can practice the language with 15-20 classmates and highly qualified teachers.
All classes are held between 6 and 8pm at
Korean Education Centre
63 Albert St
ph 09 303 2625
ILEP is offering beginner level Korean language courses in collaboration with the Korean Education Centre (KEC).
Term 2 Dates
Beginners 1 (Epsom)
Every Wednesday 4.30-6pm starting 25 July
Beginners 2 (Epsom)
Every Tuesday 4.30-6pm starting 24 July
Beginners 3 (Epsom)
Every Monday 4.30-6pm starting 23 July
Beginners North Shore (Browns Bay School)
Every Thursday 4-5.30pm starting 26 July
Please express your interest for those free Korean language courses by emailing your contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cultural Exchange - Global LYNCs (Linking Youths through Net Communications)
Professor Keong Ku (Keimyung University) invites New Zealand schools (primary, intermediate, or secondary) to participate in her cultural exchange project Global LYNCs (Linking Youths through Net Communications). Any school and teacher can participate, the project is not limited to language classes.
For more information or to join the project, please contact
Korean Language Mentor
Korean Calligraphy Classes
The Korean Education Centre (KEC) offers beginner classes for Korean calligraphy.
Classes are open to everyone at no cost and are held Mondays and Fridays 4.30-5.30pm.
NZ Principals Korean Study Tour
The Korean Education Centre (KEC) NZ Korean Study Tour took place from 14-21 April 2018. Principals and senior management from NZ schools travelled to Korea, visiting schools and educational organisations. Read more