International scholars convene in Taipei this weekend to discuss the importance of education for national development
By: Duncan DeAeth, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Professor Huang Kun-Huei Education Foundation is hosting the 2018 International Conference on Educational Policy and Economic Development in Taipei, Oct.5-6.
The conference invited scholars and specialists in education and economics from the U.S., Japan, South Korea, and Singapore to join Taiwanese experts in the field in discussing the relationship between education and economic development amid a rapid global transformation.
Research has consistently shown the inseparable link between educational programs and the development of human capital, which relates directly to the livelihood and health of a country, as well as its international competitiveness.
At a panel forum on the afternoon of Oct. 5, I-Mei Foods CEO Luis Ko (高志明) was joined by Silicon Valley veteran, and Taiwania Capital’s General Manager David Weng (翁嘉盛), and the President of National Taichung University of Education (NTCU) Wang Ru-Jer (王如哲) before international audiences of scholars to discuss the topic of developing effective strategies that will contribute to national economic development as well as individual well-being. [FULL STORY]