Learning from the University of British Columbia’s Example of Excellence in Academic AdministrationOn March 10th NTNU invited Anna Kindler, a professor at NTNU’s sister university the University of British Columbia (UBC), to lead a forum discussing school operations and share how committees operate at UBC. It is hoped that her guidance can help NTNU to further enhance the quality of academic administration.
NTNU President Leads Delegation to visit top universities in JapanIn January of 2015, NTNU President Kuo-en Chang led a delegation, including NTNU Vice-president Chih-fu Cheng, Dean of Student Affairs Shao-hsi Chang, and Dean of International Affairs Frank Ying, as well as staff from the Mandarin Training Center and Office of International Affairs, to the Kansai region of Japan to visit NTNU’s sister universities. The purpose of the visit was to further solidify the foundation for future exchange.
Simon Fraser University Renews Agreement with NTNU to Prolong PartnershipNational Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) have continued the sister school partnership. SFU President and other important visitors visited NTNU President Kuo-en Chang on November 18. During the visit, the two schools signed an agreement to prolong the sister school partnership and enable student exchange for a broader global vision.
Representatives of the Secretariat of the Standing Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of Germany Visit NTNU to Share Experience with Mandarin TeachingWith rising interest in Mandarin learning around the world, Mandarin teaching has received great attention in recent years. On the afternoon of October 16th, representatives of the Secretariat of the Standing Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of Germany visited National Taiwan Normal University, accompanied by members of the Department of International and Cross-Strait Education of the Ministry of Education. The German representatives shared experiences with Mandarin teaching. NTNU Vice President Chih-fu Cheng stated that NTNU offers first-rate Mandarin training and attracts exchange students from all over the world every year. Vice President Cheng offered a warm welcome to the representatives.