A narrative on Badminton Sports club Activity and Adaption of a North Korean refugee child

탈북아동의 배드민턴 스포츠클럽 활동과 적응

  • Lee, Je-Haeng (Dept. of Physical Education, Gyeong In National University of Education)
  • 이제행 (경인교육대학교 체육교육과)
  • Received : 2017.06.27
  • Accepted : 2017.08.20
  • Published : 2017.08.28


This study aimed to narrate the feature of a north korean refugee child at an elementary school in south korea through badminton sports cub activity. The narrative was as follows. Dongsik was unhappy at the first time in living here(south korea). After a while he had encountered badminton activity by chance. And he changed his life at the school and he has his own dream now. Teacher choi has remembered the first meeting with Dongsik. Dongsik was a boy who did not talk with anyone. After a long time Dongsik spent his life without uttering a word. Now he has a talk about his dream due to badminton. He dreams of being a badminton player. What is primarily important for north korean refugee children is educational direction. School eduction has to integrate not segregate to participate in all program together. We all have to take both expectation and confidence for north korean refugee children.


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