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Ministry of Education Objectives for 2023 (January–December)

  1. Continue to increase the number of public preschools, provide more opportunities to access affordable education, reduce the costs of young children’s education, and provide childcare allowances; steadily promote the 12-year Basic Education Curriculum Guidelines, refine teacher training and enhance teachers’ expertise; and provide adaptive, diverse educational resources in order to allow every child to achieve.
  2. Provide advanced digital learning environments, achieve the goal that “each classroom has internet access and every student has a tablet”; implement the “central kitchens set the example for small kitchens” policy, and enhance the quality of campus meals and food safety management; improve the accommodation environments of colleges and universities, and reduce the burden of off-campus housing costs for socially and economically disadvantaged students; and continue to promote the construction of new and additional primary and secondary school buildings in areas where the population is growing, so that students are able to attend a school close to their home.
  3. Continue to promote the Higher Education SPROUT Project, enhance the education, training, and retention of skilled professionals, and attract more such people to enhance Taiwan’s international competitiveness; continue to set up research institutes in key national fields, introduce industry-university joint innovation models, and train high-level science and technology professionals for the nation; establish regional industry skilled personnel and technology training bases, strengthen regional industry-university links, and augment the high-quality workforce for industry.
  4. Promote Taiwan’s national language and bilingual policies; accelerate the integration of bilingual education, implementation of digital learning, expansion of English language proficiency testing, and improvement of civil servants’ English proficiency; increase international interaction, and promote Taiwan’s skilled professionals and industries internationally; build Taiwan’s reputation for high-quality Chinese-as-a-foreign-language education; improve education for indigenous people and children of new residents, promote the teaching of native languages (Hakka, Min Dong, Minnan, indigenous languages, and Taiwan Sign Language); boost the development of multicultural education; enhance family education and senior citizens’ education, and create a high-quality, lifelong learning environment
  5. Expand the scope of young people’s participation in public and community affairs, and enhance creativity and dynamism in policy making and implementation; improve national sports training venues, and strengthen training systems for athletes at all different levels; divert various resources to boost development of the sports industry sector; and develop safe user-friendly sports environments which will further encourage all citizens to exercise regularly.