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K-water HRD Institute

A hub of training experts for water management, K-water HRD Institute

K-water HRD Institute was established in 1982 as K-water Academy. In 1990, K-water Academy started its training courses for local government officials. Since then, K-water Academy has become the leading water education center within the industry.

In 1997, the academy commenced with International Training courses which focused on sharing and disseminating the knowledge that K-water has obtained. In recognition of K-water Academy’s great achievements in training, it was designated as an Excellent Educational Institute in 2011 by Water Links, which was jointly founded by the ADB, USAID and IWA.

2018

  • Korean HRD Grand Prize Award
  • Opening of Water Distribution Network Education Center

2017

  • Excellent Organization Award on Activation of free semester
  • Excellent Organization Award on Education Donation
  • Korean Grand Prize Award on Education Donation

2016

  • Opening of IWRM department in K-water College (Bachelor)
  • Selected as Best-HRD certificate organization
  • K-water Academy renamed as K-water Human Resources Development Institute

2015

  • Won the Grand Award in Pro Bono Education by the Ministry of Education

2012

  • Won the Grand HRD Award of Korea

2011

  • Was acknowledged as the excellent educational institution by WaterLinks

2010

  • Won the Presidential Talent Development Award

2007

  • Acquired Best-HRD Certification & received an award as the Best Institution

2002

  • Won the Best Talent Management Award of Korea & started the operation of environmental education programs for teachers

1999

  • Established Cyber Academy

1997

  • Global education programs commenced

1990

  • Provision of education programs for municipal or provincial
  • government employees commenced

1982

  • K-water Academy was founded