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Based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Good Neighbors runs social development education programs on children’s rights, global citizenship, pre-parenting and peace, depending on the different developmental stages of children from preschool to high school. We also offer comprehensive educational programs for parents and teachers. For the growth and sustainable operation of the social development education programs, we organize and engage university student volunteer groups in addition to a network of expert advisors on children and education, who enable active management of the projects.

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Children’s Rights Education

Puppet Show

Puppet Show

Through child sexual abuse prevention education, we help children recognize and prepare for potential sexual abuse situations. We offer children who have experienced sexual abuse an environment without abuse so they can receive protection. Our efforts protect children from the dangers of sexual abuse and foster their growth and development into healthy adults.



Child Empowering Service is a comprehensive educational program that accurately ensures the rights of children to receive protection in daycare centers and kindergartens (aged between 6 and 7), and to parents and teachers in charge of their upbringing and education. CES thereby aims to prevent child abuse and educate children to express their own rights clearly.



Child Right Awareness was founded on the principles of the CRC, and targets lower elementary school children with a variety of games and activities. CRA is a program that helps children understand their own rights and the rights of others through education.



Participatory Activity for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment aims to prevent child abuse of primary school children through interactive programs that include self-defense programs for school children, parenting classes for parents and education on the obligation to report for teachers. PAPCM takes a comprehensive approach toward raising the awareness of the need for prevention of child abuse by encouraging children, parents and teachers to actively promote these campaigns in the community.

Global Citizenship Education

Global citizenship education allows children, the leaders of the future generation, to understand the lives of those suffering from war, poverty, disease, and to respect their human rights. The program encourages participants to live a life of giving, transcending the borders of race, religion, and ideology. Through the program, we ultimately hope to raise global citizens who embrace the world and practice active neighborly love.

Global citizenship education "Happy Giving Family: the Miracle of 100 Won" ,A fundraising campaign that puts into practice the spirit of giving through global citizenship education

Global citizenship education "One Heart!" Direct education targeting primary school students using textbooks and teaching tools

Preparatory Parenting Education

One of the most significant factors of child abuse is the parents’ lack of parenting skills. Preparatory parenting education is urgently needed to stop damaging parenting practices from being passed down, to heal wounds made by parents before becoming a parent themselves, and to teach correct parenting skills. Preparatory parenting education helps parents acquire healthy ways of thinking and acting while parenting by increasing their understanding and knowledge of children before they are born. Moreover, it aims to help students become parents qualified to raise children in the future, and to instill a sense of concern and responsibility for all children with in the community.

Preparatory parenting education for high school seniors, A preparatory parenting education which targets high school senior students with “Healthy romantic relationships and sex, getting ready to become a parent, and the art of love” as the topic. It helps form a healthy understanding of children and promotes realization of the importance of parenting, leading to healthy nurturing for children.

Peace Education

The purpose of peace education is to allow today’s youth to realize the devastating effects of conflict and dispute, and to help them cultivate and value world peace. Middle school students become the principal agents of realizing peace by forming groups and discussing one issue every month (disputes, violence, reconciliation or cooperation), and participating in activities and campaigns related to the issue.

Professional expertise on Children and Education

To spread professional social development education programs according to the age groups of children, Good Neighbors cooperates with educational professionals at the preschool and primary school level. Currently, 861 experts on children and education are working together nationwide to monitor education programs and to provide higher quality education.

Professional Education Instructors

Professional education instructors conduct social development education programs. Experts in each field and professional instructors trained in Children’s Rights education, global citizenship education, peace education and preparatory parenting education actively direct classes for children, parents, teachers and community members.

Good Neighbors University Student Volunteer Groups

University students of different regions, schools and ages gather for the "Good Neighbors University Student Volunteer Group" to take leading roles in promoting positive changes in the community. As of 2010, 762 university students on 49 teams are active as social development education instructors in primary and secondary school student mentoring (for those who go without meals), puppet shows and peace education, participating in philanthropy in 39 branches across the country.

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