Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 19
Page No. 7849 - 7856

A Comparative Study on the Correlation in Curriculum and Architectural Space Between Waldorf School and Korean Elementary School

Authors : Woong-Ryong Song and Jinju Jung

Abstract: The Ministry of Education of the Korean Government established and announced the A2015 Revised Educational Course@ in September 2015 with the purpose of correcting the problem in which today's children who are in the initial period of the 4th Industrial Revolution easily get information using tablet PCs and smart phones and improving the modern educational system in which knowledge only is emphasized rather than feeling and senses. The study focuses not only on the educational ideas, goals and contents of Rudolf Steiner's AWaldorf Schools@ which are the model of harmoniously developing a child's body, soul and spirit in the 21st century but also on the characteristics of the educational courses and architectural space and the principle of color in order to analyze the concept of architectural space of Waldorf School. In addition, the study reviews the goals and educational contents in the elementary schools in the 2015 Revised Curriculum in Korea having the goal of ADeveloping the Creative and Convergence Type Human Resources@ and analyzes the concept of architectural space of elementary school which responds to the changes in the various teaching and learning methods and activities in the actual schools. Based on these reviews and the analysis results as well as the researcher's experience in the design of schools, the researchers try to find out the architectural relation between elementary schools in Korea which change depending on the changing educational courses and Waldorf School and its applicability to the elementary schools in Korea in order to develop it into a creative special concept in the architectural space in the schools in Korea.

How to cite this article:

Woong-Ryong Song and Jinju Jung, 2018. A Comparative Study on the Correlation in Curriculum and Architectural Space Between Waldorf School and Korean Elementary School. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13: 7849-7856.

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