Analysis of Multicultural Education Counseling Influence in Multicultural Society

다문화 사회에서의 다문화적 교육상담에 대한 연구

  • Han, Gi-Jung (Department of Social Welfare, Jungwon University) ;
  • Park, Chul-Ju (Department of Business Administration of Sahmyook University)
  • Received : 2018.01.10
  • Accepted : 2018.01.31
  • Published : 2018.12.30


It has become a request of the time that multicultural population and multicultural education have become an issue and a subject of interest in the Korean society. The numbers of foreigners and multicultural families such as international marriage families and foreign worker families living in Korea are increasing, which have resulted in a geometrical increase in the number of multicultural families' children attending school. This leads an assumption that discrimination in terms of race, gender, religion, and culture can occur in school settings and the children of multicultural families are prone to become the targets of group bullying and school violence. This study first examined the current policy of multicultural education in Korea and reviewed the meanings and necessity of multicultural counseling above multicultural education. Second, this study classified and reviewed the applicability of the policy of multicultural education into multicultural education sites by groups. Third, this study selected and organized the increasing demands for multicultural counseling and assignments to effectively respond to them. Interest toward the children of multicultural families and counseling have increased with more researches on multicultural families. It will be thus necessary to accumulate more studies on multicultural counseling and ensure internal stability of multicultural-related businesses.