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Posts Tagged ‘education’

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Society & Culture

In Education Reform, the Basics Matter

Politicians can talk all they want about changing the education system. Here are some of the essen-tials that often aren’t mentioned in their plans

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Society & Culture

Improving Taiwan’s Global Competitiveness: Toward a Safer, Internationally Friendlier Society

Civility, more permissive laws for foreign employment and a more diverse educational environment will help Taiwan along the road to modernity

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Society & Culture

Why the High School Student Movement Received So Much Attention

Blame opaque decision-making and heavy-handed enforcement

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Society & Culture

Language Policy and the 2016 Presidential Elections

A bottom-up approach to language learning and acquisition is necessary to halt the decline of local languages in Taiwan

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Politics

Chinese Delegates Go Ballistic at Model UN Event

Proud and nationalistic Chinese are increasingly vocal overseas. Often, though not always, they get away with bullying others on key issues

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Politics

Taiwan’s Soft Power: A Hard Sell

State-funded study camps can help increase Taiwan’s appeal among foreign students, academics and journalists. But a lot more needs to be done to improve their effectiveness

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