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2015/10/12 | Zou Chi
Taipei City to Establish Experimental Television and Film High School
Currently there are many communication departments in Taiwan colleges, but due to schools not being able to provide professional filmmaking equipment, the training the students receive in schools often does not meet practical needs.
2015/10/11 | Yang
Taiwan Universities Might Replace English Departments with Southeast Asian Languages Due To Growing Demand
In regard that the supply of English-speaking talent exceeds the demand, the Ministry of Education considers it necessary to restructure the academic distribution while many scholars are in favor of cutting the amount of English departments and replacing them with departments of Southeast Asian languages and other rare languages.
2015/09/30 | Shih Yuan
80 Percent of Chinese Students are Satisfied with Studying and Living in Taiwan
The majority of Chinese students hold positive attitudes towards the education with 80.22% of them feeling satisfied with their studies and lives in Taiwan. But there are 85.99% that hope Chinese students can have the same rights as other foreign students regarding scholarships, health care and work permits.
2015/09/30 | TNL 編輯
Injustice in Educational Subsidy for Taiwanese Aboriginal Students?
Aboriginal students studying in private schools have heavier economic burdens than those who go to public schools. They have to pay an extra amount of about NT$ 25,000 (approximately US$ 750) for tuition compared with the ones that attend public schools. This also threatens the education rights of aboriginal students who already have relatively less educational and economic resources.
2015/09/27 | 阿Ken
Students from National Chengchi University win the 2015 Hult Prize
The four members of the team, IMPCT, all come from different countries and aim to raise funds to build schools in slums all over the world and foster community teachers to provide better education for children in these areas.
2015/09/20 | Yang
What's Wrong With the Rural Education in Taiwan?
Business icon Stanley Yen says methods that are meant to cultivate elites can't be implemented on all students. Why should the other talents and advantages of seventy percent of students be neglected?
2015/09/11 | Yang
Taiwanese Sports Dilemma: Abolish Dodge Ball for Football?
Playing dodge ball during elementary school PE class is a collective memory of Taiwanese people, but some children become human targets during the dodge ball games and has provoked heated discussions on the Internet regarding if dodge ball is a sport of fear and whether or not it’s legal bullying.
2015/09/10 | Kayue
Sleep Experts Say Later Starting Time Of School Benefits Students
All of the studies regarding starting school later show improvement on the sleeping conditions, health and academic performance of students. In contrast, so far no evidence suggests going to school earlier will do any good to the health of children or their grades.
2015/09/07 | Yang
Taiwanese Professor Gives College Freshmen Ten Pieces of Advice
The first seven weeks after school starts is the most dangerous time in the four years to come...
2015/08/30 | Yang
Taiwanese WorldSkills Competition Gold Medal Winner Says,
Juan says the public stereotype of refrigeration and air conditioning technicians are people who smoke, chew on betel nut and wear sandals. But the industry needs professionals, and Juan has expectations for himself to contribute to Taiwan and change these perspectives.
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.”