2019-06-23 Every Day is Refugee Day at TNKR

2019-06-23 Every Day is Refugee Day at TNKR

June 20 was refugee day. People asked me what TNKR was planning, but my response: Every day is North Korean refugee day at TNKR! Today TNKR held its 93rd Language Matching session. The session started at 2 p.m, the first refugee was knocking on our door at 9:20 a.m....

2019-06-19 Steak, not the Sizzle

In this post: Interviewing NK refugeesWelcoming visitors to TNKRTutorsProject with the US EmbassyOtto Warmbier MemorialHarvard University Alumni Happy Hour The sizzle: TNKR’s public speaking program attracts researchers, media, volunteers, fans and enemies. That...

2019-06-17 Public Speaking Practice

In the last four days, the Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center (TNKR) had three different events with eight speeches by six different refugees. Event 1, 2019-06-14, Friday with a group of teachers visiting from the USA.Event 2, 2019-06-15, Saturday...
탈북민에게 듣다: ‘나의 하나원 경험’ (1) North Korean refugees speak out: ‘My Hanawon experience’ (1)

탈북민에게 듣다: ‘나의 하나원 경험’ (1) North Korean refugees speak out: ‘My Hanawon experience’ (1)

탈북민에게 듣다: ‘나의 하나원 경험’ (1) 1999년 7월 8일, 한국 정부는 “하나원”이라고 불리는 북한이탈주민 정착지원 사무소를 개소하였습니다.  지난 20년간 32,000명이 넘는 탈북민들이 한국에 정착하였고, 거의 모든 이들이 하나원을 거쳐 갔습니다. 하나원 창립  20주년을 맞이하여 TNKR은 탈북민들로부터 하나원에서의 경험을 들었습니다. ― 편집자 주. 탈북민 여성, 본인 요청으로 이름과 대한민국 도착 시기 미기재 제 하나원 경험은...