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Education System: Taiwan
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From 1949 onwards, Taiwan's educational system was strongly influenced by martial law. After the suspension of martial law in 1987 and in the course of progressive democratization, an era of reform began. Milestones were the establishment of a Commission for Educational Reform in 1994 and the passage of an Education Bill in 1999, which introduced a new phase of development.

1. The Educational System under Martial Law

The goals of educa…

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Yi-rong, Young, “Education System: Taiwan”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 08 February 2023 <>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018

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