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...

Kaohsiung mayor participates in Cabinet meeting on virus prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) attended a Cabinet meeting on Thursday (Feb. 13) to participate in a meeting with the central government and representatives from fiv...

New Taipei mayor suggests temporary closure for private kindergartens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) shared his thoughts on the government's latest policies Monday (Feb. 3), suggesting that all private kindergartens and preschools...

Taiwan schools to extend winter break over Wuhan virus scare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Refusing to risk the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) spreading on school campuses, Taiwanese officials announced Sunday (Feb. 2) that all primary and secondary schools will ...

Corporal punishment still widespread in Taiwan schools: poll

Nearly 70 percent of junior high school students in Taiwan have personally experienced or witnessed corporal punishment at their schools, according to the results of a survey released Thursday. The...

Taiwan public schools to boost promotion of national identity among students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Education on Saturday (Aug. 17) announced that it will amend its program of internationalization of public school curriculum. The amendments are...

Two Taiwan schools make progress by learning together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung City’s Sihwei Elementary School (四維國小) and Nantou County’s Fa-zhi Elementary School (法治國小) have become partners under the Ministry of Education’s col...

Two Taiwan schools benefit from learning program and exchanges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Houpu Elementary School (後埔國小) from Banqiao District, New Taipei City, partnered with Kaohsiung City’s Laonong Elementary School (荖濃國小) for the Ministry of Education'...

National Taiwan University ranks 81st worldwide for graduate employability

Eight Taiwan universities have been listed in the 2019 Graduate Employability Rankings that were released Wednesday, with National Taiwan University (NTU) gaining the highest place among the eight at ...

Taiwan choirs win gold at Musica Eterna Roma international choir competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Taiwanese choir groups won a combined four gold awards at the 9th Musica Eterna Roma international choir competition in Rome, Italy during July 11-15, reported CNA. ...

Does Taiwan’s education systems offer value for money?

As the father of a toddler, my wife and I have been thinking a lot about the pros and cons of the Taiwanese education system of late as we try to decide whether to school our daughter here or back in ...

Graduation albums for central Taiwan schools with love from volunteers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Wednesday, April 3, was the day of the graduation photo shoot for the graduating class at the Wan-Feng Elementary School in the aboriginal township of Ren-ai Township in central ...

Foreign graduates of vocational schools eligible for work program

Taipei, June 11 (CNA) Taiwan is planning to further open up its special employment program for foreign students by including graduates of vocational schools and two-year colleges. Since last...