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2016/12/30 | Brian Hioe

What Do Reactions to the Taiwanese High School Nazi Skit Reveal?

The event shows Taiwan's failure to grasp the cultural context of Nazi iconography and the government's questionable response. The problem lies not just within Taiwan, however, but Asia and western countries as well.

2016/12/29 | Eric Tsai

OPINION: Taiwanese — Ignorantly Progressive?

While Taiwan is spending time and energy on raising awareness of social issues, Taiwanese have been neglecting the importance of cultivating, through education, both local and international cultural sensitivity.

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.

2016/12/16 | Jeffrey Hutton

The iPhone or the App: Why Indonesia Risks Being Nudged out of the Tech Game

It’s not the iPhones Indonesia should make it’s the apps on the phones, writes Jeffrey Hutton.

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.

2016/10/12 | 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.'

2016/09/30 | 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.

2016/09/06 | Yuan-ling Liang

Beijing Denying Children Education to Address Excessive Population

Parents who are unable to secure 'education permits' for their children have been forced to leave Beijing.

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 | Timothy Ferry

Taiwan Tech Finds Role in Education

Innovative approaches to learning are creating new business opportunities.

2016/08/18 | Wang Hua

Why ‘Kidults’ Are a Headache for Chinese Teachers

University staff have to deal with angry parents when their students refuse to take responsibility for their actions.

2016/08/17 | J. Michael Cole

China Uses Thousands of Chinese Teachers to Combat Uighur ‘Separatism’

Beijing appears to be accelerating education programs designed to dilute the ethno-linguistic bond that gives Uighurs and Tibetans their distinct identity.

2016/08/16 | Chris Horton

Given Overcapacity, Universities in Taiwan Face Tough Decisions

Schools may need to merge, join an alliance, or shift to a different line of business.

2016/08/11 | Jessie Yang

Taiwan’s Education System is Failing Its Youth

Three young students share their views on an environment that often fosters more confusion and apprehension than success.