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Photo of the Day: 700 graduate in person at National Taiwan University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Graduates from National Taiwan University (NTU) can be seen celebrating their graduation on Saturday (May 21) as graduation season kicks off across Taiwan. Although the...

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...

Taiwan university offers raises to encourage faculty to teach in native tongues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) recently passed a national language development measure that encourages full-time faculty to teach courses in the country's na...

Nicaragua’s 91 students in Taiwan face uncertain future after diplomatic break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 91 students from Nicaragua in Taiwan face an uncertain future after their country switched diplomatic recognition to China, reports said Friday (Dec. 10). In...

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...

NTNU develops virtual reality system to help escape fires

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) in Taipei has developed a virtual reality system to help people escape buildings during fires, reports said Friday (Oct....

Taiwan's Mandarin education program bears fruit at US universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Harvard’s decision to move its Mandarin summer program from Beijing to Taipei, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has said there are 21 other American univers...

Body of NTNU student found after going missing while surfing in Taiwan’s Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) student, surnamed Lin (林), washed ashore on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 6) after he went missing while surfing with hi...

Norway charges professor with violating sanctions on Iran

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A German-Iranian professor at a Norwegian technical university was charged Wednesday with violating sanctions on Iran by inviting four guest researchers from the Islamic Rep...

Taiwanese universities focus on remote learning amid Delta threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan confirmed cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 at a New Taipei City kindergarten, universities announced they would only conduct classes by remote learning for...

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...

Taiwan universities move classes online due to rising local COVID-19 cases

HSINCHU (Taiwan News) — Many Taiwanese universities have moved classes online and implemented pandemic prevention measures in response to the country’s surging COVID-19 cases. National ...

Taiwan university switches to online learning amid COVID-19 concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) on Tuesday (April 27) made the decision to switch to online instruction for all classes until May 3, after 65 ...

Three top Taiwan universities to shorten semesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three top universities on Thursday (April 22) announced their decision to move the opening day for the fall semester to Sept. 1 as part of a plan to shorten semesters in c...

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...