KMA provides employees with professional re-education in order to cultivate professionalism in the weather technology industry and to help establish new weather theories and practice. It also has widely distributed weather-related knowledge to various levels of students and weather-sensitive workers in order to strengthen the public awareness of weather-related knowledge.
With respect to its employees job-related education and training, KMA conducts basic job training to strengthen personal capabilities of its four occupation groups, (forecasting, observation, etc.), based on the frequent learning system. Additionally, there are Upgrading Courses for Career Forecast(UCC) to strengthen the practical capabilities of forecasters, and weather observation-specialized courses to help observer using the latest observing equipment, improvement of accurate observation data quality. The agency also supports an Academic Credit Bank System to encourage employees to study college-level information of Atmosphere Science courses.
To reduce weather-related disasters by distributing weather knowledge to the public, and to improve value-added services by utilizing weather information, KMA permits private weather education institutions to provide weather education to weather related staffs as well as to elementary and middle school science teachers. Further, KMA has concentrated on the spread of weather knowledge by conducting on-the-spot studies and weather science camps for the public and students, through its nationwide meteorological offices.