Premier mulls drafting political neutrality in education act

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/08/06
By: C.C. Wang and Lillian Lin

Taipei, Aug. 6 (CNA) Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) on Thursday spoke of the possibility 201508060034t0001of drafting a political neutrality in education act, and he expressed his wish that with the establishment of a transparent and credible mechanism, the educational environment will not be dominated by a single ideology.

Referring to the dispute over the high school curriculum guidelines, the premier suggested at a Cabinet meeting that by adopting such an act, political neutrality in education will have a legal basis, and the educational content will not be dominated by a single specific value.

The proposed act can help secure an open and stable environment for learning, he added.     [FULL  STORY]

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