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(TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees Language Matching session #66 will be held today from 2 p.m. Students get to choose tutors based on when they arrive to our office, first come, first choose.
As of this morning, we have a new record: 9:20 a.m.
Yes, she arrived almost 5 hours early.
I occasionally have some experts, mainly South Koreans, telling me refugees are passive. My response, as I have been saying since I was a grad student at Harvard, and said when I helped create a school voucher program for low-income parents in Washington DC, have been saying to education experts I encounter, and said again in my TEDx Talk recently: If the people who benefit from your program or activity are passive, then it means you didn’t design it well.
I can’t account for all 30,000 NK refugees who have escaped to South Korea in the last 20 years, but the ones who find us are certainly motivated.