Gwangmyeong City in Gyeonggi Province, which declared a "lifetime learning city for the disabled" for the first time in the country, will focus on revitalizing related projects.
In particular, the city focuses on administrative power by recently signing an agreement with related colleges to revitalize such projects.
According to the city on Jan. 25, it signed a business agreement with Daegu Cyber University, a cyber university specializing in rehabilitation, on Jan. 22 to revitalize the lifelong learning city for the disabled. The agreement was carried out in writing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Under the pact, the two organizations agreed to work together to create and revitalize a lifelong learning city for the disabled, including development and operation of online programs related to learning for the disabled and support for the disabled and related facilities in the city.
Daegu Cyber University is a specialized cyber university in the fields of special education, social welfare, counseling, therapy, and rehabilitation, and operates customized education programs for disabled learners such as sign language and subtitle content development.
Mayor of Gwangmyeong City Park Seung-won said, "It is very meaningful to sign a business agreement with a university specializing in rehabilitation for the disabled in the non-face-to-face era. W will focus on creating and revitalizing a lifelong learning city for the disabled."
Meanwhile, Gwangmyeong City, which declared the nation's first lifelong learning city in 1999, also declared the nation's first lifelong learning city for the disabled last year. In addition, the city set up a lifelong learning room for the disabled.