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English learning app RedKiwi launches in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — English-learning app RedKiwi arrived in Taiwan on Monday (April 11). Built by South Korean ed-tech firm HayanMind, RedKiwi has reached 1.5 million downloads between its...

Online English Learning Market Outlook, Size, Share and Growth Stance Forecasted

The global Online English Learning market is expected to reach US$ $Million by 2027, with a CAGR of $% from 2020 to 2027, based on HNY Research newly published report. Online English Learning Marke...

Taiwan university seeks to improve students' spoken English through conversation rooms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University’s (NTNU) Commission for General Education launched English conversation rooms in 2021 to help students improve their speaking abili...

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 MOE subsidizes universities to promote bilingual learning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) on Thursday (Sept. 2) announced the list of schools selected for subsidies under the “Bilingualized Learning Plan for University Stud...

Taiwanese Online Learning Startups Flourish During Pandemic, Make Headway in APAC

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 15 June 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a boom in homeschooling. At the same time, it has accelerated the development of online learning platforms around th...

Half of Taiwan's cram school teachers may lose their jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Up to half of cram school teachers may lose their jobs, and 30 percent of such centers may go out of business this summer amid the Level 3 restrictions. June is normall...

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 70 English teaching assistants from US in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expanding the scale of English teaching assistant recruitment in the 2021 academic year as the country seeks to be a bilingual society by 2030. The initiative...

Taiwan's TutorABC allegedly controlled by Chinese investor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based online English-learning platform TutorABC is accused of being controlled by a Chinese company and could serve as a propaganda vehicle for the Chinese Communis...

Taiwan, US launch new language education initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. on Thursday (Dec. 3) unveiled an initiative to cooperate on Chinese- and English-language teaching, following concerns in the U.S. about academic excha...

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 to offer Mandarin scholarships to 100 UK students

Local universities are set to offer 100 U.K. students scholarships to learn Mandarin in Taiwan as part of a deal brokered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oct. 22, spotlighting the country’s a...

Taiwan, UK sign MOU on education cooperation

Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Taiwan and the United Kingdom on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to advance cooperation in English learning and education. The agreement was signed remotely and...

Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — An improvised explosive device blew up outside an English-language institute in southern Iraq early Friday without causing any casualties, Iraqi police said in a statement, amid a recen...