Kim Hae-dong, dean of the Graduate School of Education and a professor of the College of Education, was elected as the 28th president of the Korea Association of Teachers of English (KATE) at the KATE International Conference General Meeting from July 6 to 7. The convention was held at Sookmyung Women’s University.
“I am greatly honored to be the 28th president of the KATE. At the same time, I feel a heavy sense of responsibility,” he delivered at the inaugural address. “In order for all the goals to be achieved smoothly, we will need the backing and approval of you, KATE's members and supporteras. For the next two years, along with the KATE board, I will be working hard to earn that approval,” he said.
KATE, founded in 1965, is renowned as Korea’s largest academic institution within the field of English education. Society provides consultation for the government’s education curriculum, on top of interacting with academic societies overseas.