Focus Experience #33
'Street Classrooms' is a groundbreaking partnership between municipal education institutions and local commerce in order to provide training spaces organised according to the demand of people interested in Andong, Korea.
The ‘Street Classrooms’ project was launched in 2019 and sets out to provide local educational opportunities based on the direct demand of citizens.
‘Street Classrooms’ is a groundbreaking partnership between municipal education institutions and local commerce in order to provide complementary training spaces.
The training sessions are organised according to the demand of people interested. They address a whole host of topics and allow groups of people to meet in informal settings (local businesses) close to their homes. The courses cover varied subjects such as Chinese language, calligraphy, reading groups, sewing, embroidery, drawing and painting, aromatherapy, crafts, etc.
In addition to promoting lifelong education, the project supports the local economic network and helps generate positive community ties among residents of the same area.