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2018/10/03 | Taiwan Insight
Taiwan's Higher Education Threatened by Low Birthrate, 'China Factor'
An Oxford Economics report estimates that Taiwan will have the world's largest talent deficit by 2021.
2018/08/30 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: English as a Second Language – Hao or Nga'ay?
Premier William Lai wants Taiwan to make English its second official language. Will it actually help Taiwan's language learners?
2018/09/20 | Eryk Smith
OPINION: In Kaohsiung, There Are Limits to the Multilingual Love
The axes are out for a politician advocating for languages other than English and Chinese to be kept out of the classroom.
2018/03/30 | Gerald Wang
OPINION: National Taiwan University's Integrity Is Under Siege
A current student gives an inside view of a university in denial over the controversies surrounding its president-elect.
2016/07/15 | Yuan-ling Liang
Start-ups, Daily Flights and New Pact Strengthen Taiwan-France Relations
Relations between Taiwan and France are strengthening with a working holiday pact, start-up collaboration and an uptick in direct fights between Paris and Taipei.
2016/03/09 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan High School Hours Ranks First In The World And Generates Different Views
Asian countries are known for their overwhelming education systems and tense exam schedules. Among all of them, Taiwan stands out by having the longest school hours, which has angered some students while others think it’s necessary.
2017/03/04 | Zheng Jiawen
How Internet Prejudice Threatens Feminist Progress in China
The scornful spread of online terms like 'grassroots feminist' prevents Chinese women from influencing policy.
2018/03/06 | Rosemary Chen
FEATURE: Is Taiwan Ready for an Automated Future? (Part 2)
Taiwan's educational landscape is shifting as parents and institutions adapt to a future that mandates coding skills from middle school through to university.
2015/11/02 | Shih Yuan
Ministry of Education to Dissolve or Integrate 160 Universities in Taiwan
Liu Qing-xu, secretary-general of The National Federation of Teachers Unions (NFTU), says funds invested by both the government and industries are far less than other countries. To improve the quality of universities, Taiwan needs to redefine the meaning of high-level education rather than just calculate the trivial costs of running a school or simply reduce number of schools.