Intensive course by Dr. Lin Tzu-bin on `Education in Taiwan: System, Policies and Current Issues`

From February 5-9, 2018, Dr, Lin Tzu-bin of National Taiwan Normal University visited Kyushu University to deliver an intensive course on `Education in Taiwan: System, Policies and Issues.` The course provided an overview of the recent history of Taiwan's education system, and an introduction to some of the more contentious aspects of recent debates over educational reform. Dr. Lin, who gained experience of studying and working in England and Singapore before taking up his current position at NTNU, discussed the case of Taiwan in comparative perspective, inviting students to explore parallels with recent developments in Japan and elsewhere.