Korea Edutech Industry Association


Introduction of Edutech Korea

  • Under the goal of enhancing national competitiveness

    of country’s knowledge information-based society and building life-long education support system for the people in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Korea Edutech Industry Association(KETIA) aims to promote educational technology and e-learning program, develop it as a major player in the knowledge industry and to seek a smooth exchange of information among member companies and their mutual growth.

Welcoming Remarkstop

  • Welcome to the Korea Edutech Industry Association. My name is Kilho Lee, and I am the President of the Association. We sincerely thank you for taking the time to visit our homepage.
  • Since our establishment in 2002, our Association has been leading domestic Edutech companies as the representative institution in Korea.
  • Edutech is extremely important and holds the key for Future Education. Edutech is not only related to traditional K-12 or university education programs. It is quickly growing in several areas such as corporate education, in-service training, adult hobbies, Silver Education, and lifelong learning programs.
  • In order for our Association to prepare for the 4th Industrial Revolution and Future Education, we are creating a win-win ecosystem that can grow, coexist, and promote mutual growth for large, medium, and small Edutech enterprises in Korea. Through combining Edutech Contents, Systems and Services with AI, Big Data, VR /AR, Block Chain, and IoT, Servitization and Productization can positively grow. Further, in order to develop diverse educational products, expand market boundaries and advance successfully into global markets, we endeavor to achieve innovation growth and mutual growth together with our member companies.
  • In addition, to expand related domestic Edutech industries such as government, congress, public institutions, research institutions, academia, and media, we will encourage exchange and cooperation with various organizations. We will work to promote domestic Edutech companies globally, in positive partnership with overseas companies including those in Asia.
  • We appreciate your continued interest and support for the Korea Edutech Industry Association.
  • Thank you.
  • Mr. Kilho Lee
    President of the Korea Edutech Industry Association



Dec. 28 Announcement of e-learning content development fee standard guidelines

Dec. 8 Ministry of Industry knowledge conference convergence conference held

Dec. 6 Edtech year-end seminar (CEO Academy, AES Seminar, Startup Matching Day) held

Nov. 1-30 KOTRA Service Online Export Exhibition (KSD) jointly held

Oct. 19-23 Operation of online/offline joint pavilion for Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany

Sep. 23 K-Edtech startup VC investment briefing held

Sep. 22-24 Edutech Korea Fair, export consultation and Edutech Korea Award (biz model contest, competition) held (offline)

Sep. 22 Asia Edutech Summit (AES) Official Founding Ceremony and Industry Conference held

Sep. 3 2022 K-EDU Creativity Contest held (Minister of Industry and Education Award)

Jun-Dec Provide AI competency reinforcement training for experts in the education field

Jun. 30 Edutech startup briefing session and overseas expansion strategy seminar held

Apr. 28 K-Edtech startup IR and investment briefing held

Mar 17 Signed MOU with Korea Metabus Industry Association

Mar 17 CEO Academy and regular general meeting held

Feb. 9 Recruitment of start-up companies for 2022 non-face-to-face start-up fostering project by the Ministry of SMEs
and Startups (supported by 29 companies)

Jan-Dec Held K-EDU Startup Matching Day Seminar (6 times)


Dec. 9 The Convergence Conference for Knowledge Intensive Service Industry 2021

Dec. 7 Edutech year-end party

Nov. 1-30 2021 Co-management of Online Korea Service Digital

Oct. 20-24 Co-management of On-Offline pavillion at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Oct. 5-6 Co-management of Edutech Export discussion at New Southern Business week

Sep. 16 Holding online K-Edtech Industry conference & Road show

Sep. 14-16 Edtech Korea Fair 2021 & Online Edutech Export discussion

Aug. 17 Opening Edtech matching plaza(Alledushop)

Aug. 10 MOU Signing ceremony with DONGGUK Univ

Jul. 21 MOU Signing ceremony with Chuncheon International Film Festival

Jun. 1 MOU Signing ceremony with Software Policy & Research Institute

May. 25 MOU Signing ceremony with Gangwon-do, Chuncheon-si

Apr. 29 Selection as a managing department for untact startup rearing enterprise by MSS(Ministry of SMEs and Startups)

Mar. 24 Holing Edtech seminar for an educational renovation

Mar. 24 Kil-Ho Lee, CEO of T-IME Education, taking offices as Chairman of KETIA

Mar~Dec Holding K-EDU Startup matching day(every last Thursday of the month, 8 times)


Dec. 3 The Convergence Conference for Knowledge Intensive Service Industry 2020

Nov. 18-20 2020 Online Korea Service Market - Edtech

Nov. 3 MOU Signing Ceremony with Incheon Metropolitan City office of Education

Oct. 21 MOU Signing Ceremony with MOIBA, KOVRA, KORAIA

Sep. 9-11 Edtech Korea Fair 2020 & Edtech Webinar

Jul. 15 Edtech Seminar in National Assembly of Korea

Jun. 4 MOU Signing Ceremony with NIA(National Information Society Agency) : Cloud computing in education

May. 29 Holding KETIA general meeting & Post-Covid19 Edtech Seminar

May. 18 MOU Signing Ceremony with KACI(Korea Association of Cloud Industry)

Jan. 22-25 co-management of Korea pavilion at BETT SHOW at UK


Dec. 11 Edutech year-end party

Nov 19~20 Edutech Road Show at Hanoi

Sep. 5~7 e-Learning Korea 2019 : Edutech Fair

Sep. 5 MOU ceremony with AES Preparatory Committee

July. 30 MOU ceremony with Korea Asean Forum Association

June. 27 Edutech Export discussion at Congress

June. 7~8 Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo 2019 at Bangkok

May. 30 KSM-AETA Conference

Mar. 27 Co-management 47th spark forum with SPARK

Mar. 22 Kil-Ho Lee, CEO of T-IME Education, taking offices as Chairman of KETIA

Mar. 18 Edutech Seminar in National Assembly of Kore

Feb. 27 Co-management 46th spark forum with SPARK

Jan. 23~26 co-management to of Korea pavilion at BETT SHOW at England


Dec. 20 Edutech year-end party

Nov. 1~2 co-management to of Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo 2018 at Singapore

Oct. 23 MOU ceremony with Edutech Convergence Lab in EWHA Womans Univ.

Oct. 10~14 co-management to of Korea pavilion at Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 at Germany

Sep. 28 MOU ceremony with KoVRA

Sep. 13~15 e-Learning Korea 2018 : Edutech Fair

May. 22~23Co-management of K-Licensing Show at Bankok, Thailand

May. 21MOU ceremony with KPC

Apr. 30MOU ceremony with e-Learning Initiative Japan(EIJ)

Mar. 22 Holding KETIA general meeting & MOU ceremony

Feb. 6 Edutech Seminar in National Assembly of Korea


Dec. 21 Edutech year-end party

Nov. 8 ~ 10 co-management to of Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo 2017 at Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Sep. 8 Approval of name change for Korea Edutech Industry Association(KETIA)

Aug. 29 ~ 31 e-Learning Korea 2017 (expo/conference)

Aug. 29 Holding 2nd Edutech Forum seminar

Mar. 29 Holding 1st Edutech Forum seminar

Mar. 29 Jae-Hwan Lim, CEO of Ubion CORP, taking offices as Chairman of KELIA


Sep. 21~23 e-Learning Korea 2016 (expo/conference)

Aug. 26 SmartLearning Seminar in National Assembly of Korea

May. 20 Holding KeLIA extraordinary general meeting

Mar. 17 Holding KeLIA general meeting


Oct. 13 SmartLearning Seminar in National Assembly of Korea

Sep.16~18 e-Learning Korea 2015 (expo/conference)

Mar~Dec 2015 SmartLearning Forum Seminar

Mar~Nov e-Learning CEO ACADEMY 2015

Mar. 19 Jae-Hwan Lim, CEO of Ubion CORP, taking offices as Chairman of KELIA


Mar.~Dec. 2014 SmartLearning Forum Seminar

Sep. 17~9 e-Learning Korea 2014 (expo/conference)

Mar.~Nov. e-Learning CEO ACADEMY 2014

Mar. 20 Holding KeLIA general meeting


Sep. 3~5 e-Learning Korea 2013 (expo/conference)

Apr. 15 SmartLearning Seminar in National Assembly of Korea

Feb. 15 Hyung-Se Lee, CEO of, taking offices as Chairman of KELIA


Sep. 12~14 e-Learning Korea 2012 (expo/conference)

July. 16 SmartLearning Seminar in National Assembly of Korea

Mar.~Dec. 2012 SmartLearning Forum Seminar


Sep. 6~8 e-Learning Korea 2011 (expo/conference)

June. 21 SmartLearning Seminar in National Assembly of Korea

Mar.~Dec. 2011 SmartLearning Forum Seminar

Mar. 14 Hyung-Se Lee, CEO of, taking offices as Chairman of KELIA

Mar. 14 Hold an inaugural seminar of SmartLearningForum

Mar. 14 Holding KeLIA general meeting


Sep.16~18 e-Learning Week 2010(elek 2010)

Mar. 5 Holding KeLIA general meeting


Sep. 3~4 e-Learning Asia Conference 2009

Sep. 2~4 e-Learning Expo Korea 2009(eLEK 2009)

Feb. 24 Hyung-Se Lee, CEO of, taking offices as Chairman of KELIA


Sep. 9~11 e-Learning Expo Korea 2008(eLEK 2008)

Jan. 17 Holding KeLIA general meeting


Sep.18~20 e-Learning Expo Korea 2007(eLEK 2007)


Sep. 27~29 e-Learning Expo Korea 2006(eLEK 2006)

Feb. 15 Holding KeLIA general meeting


Dec.12~21 APEC 2005 e-Learning Industry Pvilion

Nov. 10~12 Holding e-Learning Expo 2005

Oct. 1 young-soon Kim, CEO of Credu, taking offices as Chairman of KELIA


Oct. 15 Holding e-Learning Seminar

Oct. 15~17 Holding e-Learning Expo, 2004

Mar. 26 Holding the e-Learning Standardization Forum Seminar


Oct. 28 Hoding the ASEM e-Learning Seminar

Oct. 27~28 Holding e-Learning Expo 2003

Oct. 27 Holding Korea e-Learning 2003

Jul. 2 Holding general assembly of e-Learning Standardization Forum

Mar. 6 Holding e-Learning technology standards discussion meeting

Mar. 2 Forming 4 subcommittees, each for International Cooperation,

Technology & Standards,Marketing and Promotion and Policy Strategy


Dec. 20 Holding meeting of domestic e-Learning experts

Nov. 14 Holding the 1st "Korea e-Learning 2002"

Sep. 25 Holding general assembly of inaugurationIl-hong Jang,

CEO of Mediopia Technology, taking offices as first Chairman of KELIA

Sep. 10 Forming secretariat office of KELIA

Sep. 6 Getting approval from MOCIE for the establishment of KELIA

Aug. 13 Holding meeting of initiating sponsors (18 promoting companies)


Chairman TIME Education C&P KILHO LEE CEO
Senior Vice Chairman Ek HUIJU LEE CEO
Vice Chairman Visang Education YANG TAEHOE CEO

Major Businessestop

  • 1Discover and foster new business models

    Accelerate new Edutech businesses

    Discover new business models

    R&D planning and commercialization

  • 2Industry Promotion and Infrastructure provision

    Hold an international exhibition & conference : edutech Korea

    Hold an edutech policy briefing session

    Operate smart-learning platform and state of business reporting system

  • 3International cooperation and foreign business support

    Participate in exhibitions in developed countries and support expanding businesses into developing countries

    Invite buyers from foreign countries for a business matching

    Establish global cooperation network

  • 4Vocational skills policy & National Competency Standards(NCS)

    Online vocational training

    NCS(National Competency Standards) consulting

  • 5Management of Association and support projects

    Organize subcommittees and cooperation system

    Provide educational services, cooperation with related organizations

    Daily newsletters containing the latest news in the education industry

    Exchange of information among association member companies


  • 06179) 3F, Samseong-ro 86-gil 23, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea