|aTaiwan education at the crossroad :|bwhen globalization meets localization /|cChuing Prudence Chou, Gregory Ching.
|aNew York :|bPalgrave Macmillan,|c2012.
|axxiii, 291 pages :|billustrations ;|c23 cm.
|aInternational and development education
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|a"Chou and Ching examine the processes of schooling in Taiwan amidst social, cultural, economic, and political conflict resulting from local and global dilemmas. Collectively, these issues offer a panoramic and in-depth glimpse from the past to the future of educational trends in Taiwan"--Provided by publisher.
Taiwan Education at the Crossroad examines the processes of schooling in Taiwan amidst the social, cultural, economic, and political conflicts resulting from local and global dilemmas and issues. The book opens with an introductory chapter detailing the recent world-wide phenomenon in education, i.e. globalization and localization, followed by parts one through five to showcase the different perspectives of Taiwan's education. Collectively these sections offer a panoramic and in-depth glimpse from the past to the future of educational trends in Taiwan, and the ongoing educational exchanges with China and the world.