In order to implement the spirit of the Special Education Act, to comprehensively promote special education, and in response to the review of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), the Ministry of Education has issued a special education medium-term plan in 2018. The planning period is from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2023.
The special education medium-term plan includes seven specific implementation strategies:
To revise special education regulations and improve administrative measures
To implement inclusive education and strengthen appropriate counseling
To refine teacher training and enrichen the curriculum materials
To integrate teaching resources and promote adaptive sports
To improve the campus environment and create barrier-free campuses
To construct the transfer system and improve supportive measures
To improve the quality of special education and strengthen international standards
The development of special education in Taiwan will be based on the special education medium-term plan, to continue to safeguard the rights and well-being of students with special needs, and to continue to promote student needs, student rights as the priority, and student development as the primary priority to build a quality and special education environment. We will improve the quality of special education and strengthen the support system for gifted education.