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Ju-Ho Lee

Ju-Ho Lee

Nonresident Senior Fellow - Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education

Ju-Ho Lee served as Minister of Education, Science, and Technology of the Republic of Korea from 2010 to 2013. Before joining the ministry as Vice Minister in 2009, he was Senior Secretary to the President for Education, Science, and Culture. He has been recognized for his education reform endeavors and active lawmaking as a member of the National Assembly (2004-2008). His policy entrepreneurship began when he worked as a research fellow at the Korea Development Institute (KDI) and as a professor of KDI Public Policy and Management. He has written many articles and books including "Human Capital and Development: Lessons and Insights from Korea’s Transformation" (2018) and "Positive Changes: The Education, Science & Technology Policies of Korea" (2012). He is actively working for the international community as a Commissioner of the International Commission on Financing the Global Educational Opportunities, a Commissioner of 3ie and a Chair of the Education Workforce Initiative.

Ju-Ho Lee served as Minister of Education, Science, and Technology of the Republic of Korea from 2010 to 2013. Before joining the ministry as Vice Minister in 2009, he was Senior Secretary to the President for Education, Science, and Culture. He has been recognized for his education reform endeavors and active lawmaking as a member of the National Assembly (2004-2008). His policy entrepreneurship began when he worked as a research fellow at the Korea Development Institute (KDI) and as a professor of KDI Public Policy and Management. He has written many articles and books including “Human Capital and Development: Lessons and Insights from Korea’s Transformation” (2018) and “Positive Changes: The Education, Science & Technology Policies of Korea” (2012). He is actively working for the international community as a Commissioner of the International Commission on Financing the Global Educational Opportunities, a Commissioner of 3ie and a Chair of the Education Workforce Initiative.

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