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Taiwan’s NTNU teams up with UCLA on Mandarin and English education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A collaboration between National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will boost exchanges centered on language acquisition...

Letter to Editor: Hermione Lee exemplifies ideal English education in Taiwan

It was a real joy to read Stephanie Chiang’s Oct. 25 article titled “Taiwanese teenager publishes English fantasy novel in US, becomes bestseller.” Over my 20-plus years in Taiwan...

Taiwanese teenager publishes English fantasy novel in US, becomes bestseller

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A teenager born and raised in Taiwan has published a young adult fantasy novel in the U.S., which has become a bestselling new book on books.com.tw, Taiwan’s largest...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung unveils plans to make all schools bilingual

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung City Government has unveiled new plans to promote English education at all 348 schools in the city. To meet the goal of developing Taiwan into a bilingual nat...

Taiwan to recruit extra 300 foreign English teachers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to the government’s policy of turning Taiwan into a bilingual country by 2030, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said Saturday (April 10) it would subsidize...

New Taipei revving up English education campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei on Monday (March 8) announced a program to improve the English curriculum for schools in remote areas as it reached the milestone of 100 foreign instructors emp...

Taipei adopts 6 approaches to promoting English education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Tuesday (March 2) unveiled the capital’s approach to promoting English education, with a focus on cultivating teachers qualified to c...

President Tsai pledges to make Taiwan bilingual country by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Nov. 23), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged that the government would do everything in its power to achieve the goal of turning Taiwan into a bilingual count...

Taiwan’s Pingtung on English teacher hiring spree

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Southern Taiwan's Pingtung County has ramped up efforts to recruit English teachers in line with the country’s ambition to go bilingual by 2030. A total of 25...

Taiwan’s Kinmen County hires 24 foreign ETAs to help with English education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kinmen Department of Education said on Tuesday (Sept. 1) that it is introducing 24 foreign English-teaching assistants (ETAs) at its local schools, but only four will ...

Taiwan’s goal of going bilingual by 2030 unattainable: Education expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academics warn that major challenges lie ahead for Taiwan as it seeks to become a bilingual country that emphasizes English learning. The Ministry of Education has vowe...

New Taipei aims to become bilingual by 2030

New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) on Friday (Aug. 21) laid out his vision to make the city bilingual by 2030, a goal that aims to nurture "world citizens" who are willing to speak and us...

Taiwan to launch '2030 Bilingual Country Project'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (June 21) said that the government will soon launch the "2030 Bilingual Country Project" with the goal of making...

English teacher in Taiwan resigns over TutorABC's intrusive 'one China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An email from the English teaching website TutorABC surfaced on Saturday (Nov. 2), sent in response to the resignation of an instructor who refused to conform to new, drac...

Kaoshiung Mayor Han clarifies 'Maria' comment about Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an uproar within the Filipino community in Taiwan over his use of the derogatory term "Maria" to refer to citizens from the Philippines, Kaohsiung Mayo...