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Free COVID home-test kits to arrive at Taiwan schools next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Free packages of four COVID-19 home-test kits each will be sent out to schools early next week, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said Friday (June 3). The new measure fo...

COVID cases at Taiwan schools reach 1,930

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The total number of students at schools infected with COVID-19 reached 1,930 Saturday (April 9), according to the Ministry of Education (MOE). As the spread of the COVI...

39 Taiwan schools declare closures due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With new COVID cases being reported in multiple locations across Taiwan and many teachers and students reportedly infected, 39 schools have announced either the closure of...

4 northern Taiwan schools close as airport cluster spreads to community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four schools in Taoyuan City have canceled classes after a chain of transmission that started with an airport worker has spread to at least two children, with other famili...

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...

Taiwan students receive donated English books collected by U.S. non-profit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taipei Municipal Dong-Hu Junior High School received more than 1,000 English books from a group of volunteers who have been collecting donated books to send to Taiwan for a...

13,000 overseas students allowed to enter Taiwan after CECC approval

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) confirmed Saturday (Aug. 21) that Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has approved the reentry of overseas students into ...

Taiwan schools shift emphasis from teaching coding to applications of AI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Out of the 56 newly established daytime university degree programs for the upcoming school year in Taiwan, 12 programs highlight the application of artificial intelligence...

Taiwan professor teaching economics class on Twitch suddenly attracts 16K viewers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A university professor in central Taiwan was met with over 16,000 uninvited attendees at his teaching session originally designed for 54 students. Yang Yi-nung (楊奕農), a...

Elementary school in New Taipei cancels event over COVID concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yong Ping Elementary School in New Taipei City's Yonghe District will cancel its annual school fair on Saturday (May 8) after a local coronavirus case was reported in ...

Taiwan disinfecting over 4,000 schools before new semester

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Tuesday (Feb. 16) that it will complete its disinfection of all K-12 schools around the country before students retu...

Taiwan schools to keep U.S. pork and beef off menus despite end of import ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just hours after President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced an end to an import ban on meat products from the United States Friday (Aug. 28), the Ministry of Education (MOE) s...

Taipei American, European schools cancel classes amid Wuhan virus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Taiwan announced 23 new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday (March 18), two of Taipei's largest international private schools announced closures. ...

Taiwan's students return to school after extended winter break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of schools across Taiwan welcomed back their students on Tuesday (Feb. 25) after the opening day of spring semester was postponed due to the Wuhan coronavirus (C...

Taiwan education ministry advises schools to ban tripping jump challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to increased casualties worldwide caused by the Tripping Jump Challenge, Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) is issuing a letter to schools that recommend...