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2016/07/07 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwanese Parents Spend to Make Their Children More Competitive

During the summer vacation, many children in Taiwan will spend countless hours learning foreign languages or writing formulas in science class. And that's exactly where their parents want them to be.

2016/07/07 | Beyonder Times

In the Countryside, Two Foreign Entrepreneurs Aim to Reform Taiwan’s Youth Education

'Everytime I get to see someone young become an entrepreneurial thinker, I get a deep sense of hope for the future, and for Taiwan.'

2016/06/30 | Yuan-ling Liang

Want to Learn a Language While Watching YouTube?

A new app developed in Taiwan allows language learners to tap on the characters and words in YouTube video subtitles.

2016/06/28 | Yuan-ling Liang

Expat Wants Single Women in Taiwan to Have Right to IVF

Single women are unable to receive IVF treatment in Taiwan, but an American expat is calling for a change.

2016/06/22 | Shuhei Omi

Student Movements Increasingly Assertive in Taiwan

A student group on the HSNU campus is adding to the wave of increasingly vocal and organized student movements in Taiwan.

2016/06/14 | Yuan-ling Liang

FEATURE: Taiwanese Literature Studies on the Brink

As another university closes its department of Taiwanese literature, academics and students disagree on the reasons for its demise.

2016/06/08 | Bing-sheng Lee

Education to Blame for Taiwan’s Struggling Publishing Industry

Many Taiwanese students have not developed a reading habit and do not consider it an important part of their daily life. The result? A stagnant book market.

2016/06/02 | Yuan-ling Liang

VoiceTube Shows How to Win a Facebook App Award

Taiwanese English-learning app VoiceTube has picked up an award from Facebook. The key to its success was promoting customer engagement and listening to its users.

2016/04/25 | TNL 編輯

Taiwanese Students Facing Mountains of Debt

Almost one million Taiwanese are still paying their student loans. The government has to allocate about about US$92.8 million of its annual budget to subsidize the interest on the loans. The financial challenge has become bigger for those students with debt who cannot find a job with sufficient salary. Students in many other nations are facing similar problems.

2016/03/23 | TNL 編輯

Top University in Taiwan Demands Fully English Courses to Attract Foreign Students

The new policy issued by National Chengchi University (NCCU) has angered professors and has been criticized widely since it demands new teachers to provide fully English courses.

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.