The Educational System of Taiwan
Home Schooling Kindergarten ElementarySchool Junior High School Vocational School Senior High School College & University
Preschool Education • Age: 2~4 (2 years) • Education Received • at Home • in Kindergarten • Bilingual Lessons • To Learn to Get Along with Others
Play Games Read Storybooks
Compulsory Education • Elementary Education • Junior High Education
Elementary Education • Age: 7~12 or 8~13 (6 years) • Subjects: • Mandarin, math, science, • music, PE, etc.
Junior High Education • Age: 13~16 (3 years) • Subjects : • Mandarin, math, science, • geography, history, PE, • art, music…,etc.
Junior High Education • Ways of Admission to Further Education(optional) • Exam(BAT) Basic Achievement Test for Junior High Students • Application • Further Education • Senior High School • Vocational School
Senior High Education • Age: 16~18 (3 years) • Three groups • 1st Group: Social Science • Subjects: Mandarin, English, math, geography, history. • 2nd Group: Science • Subjects: Mandarin, English, math, physics, chemistry, • 3rd Group: Medicine • Subjects: Mandarin, English, math, physics, chemistry, biology.
Senior High Education • Ways of Admission to Universities • Special Selection • Exam • SAT Scholastic Attainment Test for College-Bound Seniors • CTPSS the College Testing of Proficiency for Selected Subjects
Special Selection Application SAT Meet the Criteria Set by Each School Written Exams For Selected Subjects Interview Interview Enroll
Vocational Education • Senior Vocational School • Basic Subjects Learned • Skills Learned • Many Kinds of Departments
Higher Education: Universities • Age: 19~22 (4 years) • Different Departments
Advanced Education • Graduate Schools in Taiwan master’s degree PhD familiar with the society and the system • Study Abroad Japan, the USA, the UK, etc. broaden one’s horizons
Other Alternatives • Supplementary Schools • Open Universities TV & print pass exams to get certificates • Education for the Physically and Mentally Challenged visually impaired, physically handicapped, hearing impaired, mentally challenged