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Taiwan education ministry to help universities arrange quarantine spaces for students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following reports of students being made to sleep in conference rooms due to limited quarantine capacity, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said it will provide subsidies an...

Taiwan allows parents to take 7 days off to care for children in COVID isolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Parents who have a child under 12 years of age isolating under the new 3 + 4 system can take seven days of COVID leave off from work, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said ...

Taiwan rolls out initiative subsidizing Mandarin learning for foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is subsidizing a department to train international students in Mandarin at universities as Taiwan seeks to retain talent amid labor shortag...

Funding for Taiwanese speed skater frozen for 2 years over Beijing antics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Sports Administration (SA) on Thursday (March 3) announced that it will halt training and competition subsidies for Olympic speed skater Huang Yu-ting (黃郁婷) a...

Taiwan to discipline Olympic skater for 'inappropriate remarks and actions'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Education Minister Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) on Monday (Feb. 21) announced that the government will discuss disciplinary action against Olympic speed skater Huang Yu-ting (黃郁婷) ...

Taiwan eyeing end to 7:30 a.m. start time for high schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is mulling a later start to the school day for middle school and high school students. After holding public hearings and meetings of exp...

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 to let in 5,000 foreign Mandarin students in March 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) on Wednesday (Nov. 17) announced that it plans to allow 5,000 foreign non-scholarship, non-degree students to enter Taiwan in March next ye...

National University System of Taiwan pools resources from 11 schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As universities form "systems" across Taiwan to maximize educational resource allocation, the newest and biggest alliance — the 11-school National Universi...

Letter to Editor: Accepted international students still unable to enter Taiwan

The sudden, steep rise in COVID-19 cases in Taiwan quickly silenced the hopes of motivated Chinese language students when the country reimposed a ban on foreign travelers on May 17, 2021, just over a ...

93% of Taiwanese high school students willing to take BNT vaccine: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of Wednesday (Sept. 15), statistics showed that 93% of junior and senior high school students in Taiwan were willing to take the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine,...

Taiwan’s minister of education explains expanded ESL initiatives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Education Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) said Wednesday (Sept. 8) that Taiwan aims to implement immersive language environments for English classes in 60% of elementary a...

International students will soon be able to enter Taiwan: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) on Friday (Aug. 20) said the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has approved its plan to allow international students enrolled...

MOE finishes plan for 13,000 foreign students to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the fall semester looming and many foreign students still uncertain of their eligibility to enter Taiwan, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced it has complet...

85% of kindergartens in Taiwan reopen with return to Level 2 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Education Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) said on Wednesday (July 28) that 85% of kindergartens in Taiwan reopened on Tuesday as the COVID-19 alert was lowered to Level 2,...