It's normal to see people practicing the martial arts in parks across Taipei, but now students at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) will be ale to see the elegance of Tai Chi (太極拳) moves on their way to class, thanks to a 2.5-meter-tall statue gifted to the school by Beijing Normal University (BNU) in mainland China.
The Ministry of Education will consider holding a second conference next year on family and urban policies after the success of last weekend's conference, hosted by NTNU's Department of Human Development and Family Studies. The two-day event brought together academics, professionals, and government representatives from Taiwan and abroad to discuss some of the country's major pressing social issues.
Fifteen students from Shanghai Normal Univeristy wrapped up a 12-week visit to Taiwan last Friday with pictures and videos that summed up their experience learning about the education system here. The students came at the invitation of National Taiwan Normal University's Office of Teacher Education and Careers Service.
What's the difference between teacher training in Hong Kong and Taiwan? That's just the question that Dr. So Chi-ki (蘇祉祺) and his delegation of Hong Kong elementary and middle school teachers hoped to answer during their visit to NTNU on Monday.
Student clubs are about more than just meeting new people from your school -- they're also about international exchanges! NTNU is inviting 30 students form sister schools across the region to head to Taiwan for the 2013 International Student Club Exchange Program, set to run for four days and three nights beginning May 24.