Protesters call for transparency in review of curriculum guidelines

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/07/05
By: Hsu Chih-wei and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, July 5 (CNA) More than 100 protesters gathered in front of the Taipei office of 201507050018t0001the K-12 Education Administration under the Ministry of Education Sunday, calling for transparency in the review of curriculum guidelines and voicing their strong opposition to any secretive acts to revise the guidelines.

The rally was staged by the Northern Taiwan High Schools Alliance against Curriculum Guideline and several high school associations and student groups to protest the administration’s recent move to ask “district organizations” countrywide to hold conferences for a review to high school curriculum guidelines.

Some student protesters complained that the conferences were opened only to members of the organizations and “strictly prohibited students outside the organizations from participation.”     [FULL  STORY]

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