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Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) Timeline

  • 2010~Now
  • 2000~2009
  • 1990~1999
  • 1950~1989
history List
Sep. 1, 2002 The 4th Seoul Metropolitan Board of Education commenced.
Aug. 20, 2004 Office of Education Reform is established (1 office, 2 bureaus, 9 divisions, 6 officers, 1 promotion team).
Aug. 27, 2004 Mr. Kong Jeongtaek , Ph.D. took office as the 16th Superintendent.
Mar 1, 2006 Lifelong Education Bureau and two divisions established. (1 office, 3 bureaus, 11 divisions, 6 officiers, 1 promotion team)
Jul. 31, 2006 The 5th Seoul Metropolitan Board of Education commenced.
Aug. 26, 2008 Mr. Kong Jeongtaek took office as the 17th Superintendent (the 1st direct election)
Jul. 1. 2009 Office of Innovation and Welfare Support renamed to Office of Education Welfare
  • Central education office and District education offices reform operations terminated.
Oct. 29. 2009 Vice-superintendent Kim Kyunghwoi takes office as the acting superintendent