The Yushan Scholar Program by the Ministry of Education started in 2018. The object is to attract the world’s elite by providing internationally competitive salaries and benefits so that their expertise can take root in Taiwan’s academic environment and increase the international impact of Taiwan’s higher education. Two Yushan Youth Scholar was appointed, one is Prof. Ulrich Menne at the Department of Mathematics and another, Assistant Professor Lee Yueh Ning, goes to the Department of Earth Sciences.
Vice President Lee Chung Mou lead a group of administrators of 14 people to sister school Kyushu University on October 28th and 29th. Executive Vice President Masato Wakayama attended NTNU administrators happily.
President Shigeru KOHNO and Prof. Wang Wei visited NTNU on November 13th with the staff from the Office in Japan of the Ministry of Education. President Wu Cheng Chih, Vice President for International Affairs Liu Hsiang Lin and Executive Director Chen Jenn Yeu greeted them and they went to Mandarin Training Center to observe classes.
2019 Advanced Training Program on Organizational Leadership and Human Resources, held by Graduate Institute of International Human Resource Development and ICDF, started from October 22nd, 2019 with students coming from 12 allies.
With the adapting of the 2019 curriculum, the working group of promoting curriculum in regular high school and the Center for Educational Research the International co-organize the Symposium on Inquiry Teaching and Learning in High Schools: Approaches and Strategies. It was held at NTNU on October 25t and 26th. Experts coming from Australia, Thailand and Hong Kong came to share their experience and hope to come up with a solution that suits the teaching practice in Taiwan.