NDC outlines talent pool goals

VITAL TECHNOLOGIES: The council said that the talent pool would shift with supply chains, while recruitment would focus on ASEAN, India, New Zealand and Australia

Taiepei Times
Date: Oct 16, 2020
By: Lee Hsin-fang and Jake Chung / Staff reporter, with staff writer

National Development Council Deputy Minister Kao Shien-quey speaks at a news conference at the Executive Yuan in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: CNA

Fostering local talent in the digital technology sector, expanding efforts to hire talent internationally and improving bilingual education in Taiwan are the three goals that should be met to ensure that the nation plays a critical role in the dynamic restructuring of the global supply chain in the post-COVID-19 era, the National Development Council (NDC) said yesterday.

The council made the remarks in a briefing to Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) at the weekly Cabinet meeting.

The government would promote measures to encourage companies to invest in fostering talent, increase higher-education capacity and boost university-industry colearning experiences, the council said.

We hope to increase the number of students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics field, so the nation would have more locally fostered experts in digital technology, it said.    [FULL  STORY]

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