This thesis explores the issue of Korean reunification and how education policy might shape a future unified Korea. The guiding conceptual framework is John Dewey's concept of democracy. Moreover, by looking at the education systems of both South and North Korea, educational problems that are pertinent for reunification are described. Through the analysis and discussion of the two current systems, the shape of education in a future reunified Korea is suggested. The conclusion brings focus to the importance of democracy and education reform in order to prevent future conflict that mig ht occur following reunification.