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Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) Timeline

  • 2010~Now
  • 2000~2009
  • 1990~1999
  • 1950~1989
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Jul. 1. 2014 Mr. Cho Heeyeon takes office as the 20th Superintendent
Dec. 20. 2012 Mr. Moon Yonglin takes office as the 19th Superintendent
Sep. 27. 2012 Vice Superintendent Mr. Lee Daeyeong took office as the Acting Superintendent
Jan. 19. 2012 Superintendent Mr. Kwak Nohyun Return to Position
Oct. 28. 2011 Vice Superintendent Mr. Lee Daeyeong took office as the Acting Superintendent
Sep. 21. 2011 Vice Superintendent Mr. Lim Seungbin took office as the Acting Superintendent
Feb. 1. 2011 Organizational restructuring
  • Teacher Policy Division abolished
  • Office of Budget Planning created
  • Office of Information Technology created
  • School Policy Division created
  • Private School & Foundation Support Division created
Organizational restructuring (1 Office (“Sil”), 3 Bureaus, 6 Offices, 12 Divisions)
  • Office of Planning & Administration: Office of Policy Planning merged with Office of Budget & Legal Affairs and renamed to Office of Budget Planning, Office of Information Technology established.
  • Education Policy Bureau: Teacher Policy Division abolished, School Policy Division established.
  • Education Support Bureau: School Management Support Division renamed to School Support Division, Financial Affairs Division abolished, Private School & Foundation Support Division established.
Jul. 1. 2010 Mr. Kwak Nohyun takes office as the 18th Superintendent by the first direct elections.
Mar. 8. 2010 Vice Superintendent Mr. Lee Sunghee took office as the Acting Superintendent