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2016/11/30 | ZiQing Low
App to Detect Dementia Developed in Taiwan
Someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia every three seconds.
2016/11/23 | Tu Siqi
The Emotional Cost of Sending Chinese Teens Abroad to Study
As growing numbers of children are sent to U.S. private schools to ensure access to global elite, many struggle to overcome the trauma of separation.
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.
2016/11/14 | Edward White
Let's Talk About Sex, Taiwan
Government health experts in Taiwan want to normalize conversations about sex and relationships in hope of stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS.
2016/11/08 | Nicholas Z. Scott
Using Trump to Teach Chinese Students How to Win an Argument
As Americans head to the polls, a university class is being taught to see through the logical fallacies of the presidential nominees’ campaign claims.
2016/11/04 | Berlin Fang
How WeChat Is Reshaping Online Education
Instead of luring students onto specialized platforms, Chinese teachers have been using the existing app as an educational tool.
2016/11/03 | Matthew Walsh
How the Education Consultancy Industry Fuels Essay Fraud in China
Helping students through the foreign university admissions process is a lucrative, large and unregulated business in China — is it any wonder application fraud is so common?
2016/11/02 | The Japan Times
Laws Alone Won’t Stop Bullying in Japan
Teachers and school officials need to recognize their duty to detect signs of bullying at an early stage and take prompt action to stop it.
2016/10/26 | Qian Jinghua
Boom and Bust of Shenzhen’s International Schools
Some institutions shut within a year of opening in the thriving but chaotic industry.
2016/10/18 | ZiQing Low
Crime, Racism Tar China-US Study Ties
The rapid increase in the number of Chinese students at U.S. universities has brought a wave of social problems, including isolated incidents of crime and racism.
2016/10/12 | Baru Bian
OPINION: Fires in Sarawak's Rural Schools an Indicator of Malaysia's Rot
'We can never claim to be a developed nation when we subject our schoolchildren to studying and living in damaged, decaying and derelict buildings.'
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.'
2016/10/04 | ZiQing Low
Hong Kong Universities are Losing China's Top Students
Political instability and sliding university rankings are to blame as China's top students turn away from Hong Kong, a report says.
2016/09/30 | Olivia Yang
U.S. Universities in China Face Internet, Self-Censorship: Report
U.S. universities in China avoid sensitive topics like Tibet, Taiwan and the Tiananmen Square Massacre.
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.
2016/08/23 | Olivia Yang
Taiwanese Universities Should Ignore Academic Rankings: Hsieh Yu-cheng
A Taiwanese columnist says that a university that puts academic competition as its primary focus is 'suicidal.'
2016/08/23 | Timothy Ferry
Taiwan Tech Finds Role in Education
Innovative approaches to learning are creating new business opportunities.
2016/08/18 | ZiQing Low
Taiwanese Student Takes On Global Problem with Paper Straw Design
A video of a plastic straw being extracted from the nose of a sea turtle pushed Cheng Wang-tung to design an award-winning foldable paper straw.