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2016/10/07 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwan Tech Startup Tackles Classroom Bullying, Student Isolation

'Both of us used to be bullied and later became bullies...We want to change this situation.'

2016/12/26 | Bonnie Bley

Asia’s Educational Arms Race

Education has become East Asia’s flagship product and the latest tool in a state’s soft-power toolkit.

2018/06/19 | Siok Hui Leong

Nurturing ‘Seedlings’, the Story of Alternative Education in Taiwan

A 24-year-old experimental school in Taipei exemplifies Taiwan’s role as a leading advocate of alternative education.

2015/12/21 | Yuan

High School Students Rush to Major in Science-Related Subjects in Fear of Unemployment

Some students that suggest that high school students shouldn’t have to take compulsory auxiliary courses during winter and summer vacations. But an official from the Education Administration quotes a principal and says that laziness is human nature. If compulsory courses during winter and summer vacations are canceled, do the students have the ability to plan out their time?

2017/07/11 | Wu Mei

Why I Joined China’s Craze for Expensive US Summer Camps

For the same cost as their Chinese alternatives, American activity camps teach children skills they could never acquire back home.

2018/02/06 | Jonathan Sullivan

Balancing Perspectives in the Teaching of Chinese Students

Teaching overseas Chinese students presents a unique but by no means insurmountable challenge.

2017/09/18 | Cai Yiwen

Finding Middle Ground Between US and Chinese Classrooms

Journalist and author Lenora Chu on raising a ‘little soldier’ in the Chinese school system.

2017/10/09 | Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley

Real Solutions for Plastic Problems

Plastic bags and bottles are a global menace, but the emergence of microplastics will test the policy courage of governments in new ways, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.

2015/08/25 | Zou Chi

First Aboriginal Textbook launches in Taiwan

“When mainstream teaching materials can not teach the aboriginal kids how to understand themselves, then we must figure out a curriculum and teaching materials suitable for aboriginals to allow the kids to learn by what they are most familiar with.”

2017/03/11 | Bhanupriya Rao

Illiterate, Married at 11, Mother at 12: Now a Leader Changing Fates

Health care workers face many challenges in remote India where early marriage, frequent pregnancies, anemia, and malnutrition are major health issues for women.

2016/08/31 | Carol Chen

U.S. Loses Some of Its Lure for Taiwanese Wishing to Study Abroad

An increasing number of Taiwanese students are going abroad to acquire a higher education, but they are no longer necessarily headed for U.S. universities, as was once the case.

2016/11/22 | Hélène Belaunde

What Must Change Isn't Necessarily The Taiwan Education System, But The Values

A group of senior high school students from Yilan in northern Taiwan held a series of presentations on Nov. 12 and 13, during which they shared the knowledge and insight gained through an experiential education trip to Europe.

2017/05/19 | Shannon Lin

Blending In or Standing Out: Immigration and the ‘Cultural Quality’ Problem in Taiwan

Are the dazzling traditional gowns and tours in native languages just a weak attempt to distract Taiwan’s newest arrivals from institutionalized discrimination?

2017/02/21 | Sarah Karacs

Should Hong Kong Keep its Zoo?

The debate around the existence of Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Garden comes at a time of shifting values towards animal rights in the city and across Asia.