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Our organization works to empower North Koreans by first providing them with the basic skills needed to succeed in South Korea. NKSC’s Journalist Academy (JA) has provided hundreds of North Korean defectors with the writing and critical thinking skills they need for school and work. JA students’s writing make up articles in the “Eyes of Pyongyang” series, which highlights the personal stories of young defector and their opinions on pressing issues. Students that finish the JA program are eligible to become speakers for the NKSC’s Unification Education, which sends young defectors on site visits to primary and secondary schools through South Korea to talk about North Korea.

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New article about the writing classes

Writing Classes

Since 2010, NKSC has been providing writing classes to student defectors. Students in North Korea do not learn how to express and organize their ideas and are unable to write reports and letters. These writing classes help student defectors...