Chen Der-hwa

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Chen Der-hwa
陳德華
Political Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of China
In office
30 July 2014 – 16 August 2014
Minister Wu Se-hwa
Administrative Deputy Lin Shu-chen
Succeeded by Lucia Lin[1]
Minister of Education of the Republic of China
(acting)
In office
14 July 2014 – 29 July 2014
Political Deputy Huang Pi-twan
Administrative Deputy Lin Shu-chen
Preceded by Chiang Wei-ling
Succeeded by Wu Se-hwa
Political Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of China
In office
22 October 2013[2] – 14 July 2014
Minister Chiang Wei-ling
Administrative Deputy Lin Shu-chen
Preceded by Chen I-hsing
Administrative Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of China
In office
June 2012 – 22 October 2013
Minister Chiang Wei-ling
Political Deputy Huang Pi-twan, Chen I-hsing
Succeeded by Lin Shu-chen[3]
Personal details
Nationality Republic of China
Alma mater National Taiwan Normal University
National Chengchi University

Chen Der-hwa (Chinese: 陳德華; pinyin: Chén Déhuá) is a politician in the Republic of China. He was the Political Deputy Minister of Education from 22 October 2013 until 16 August 2014 with a brief stint as Minister of Education on 14–29 July 2014 after Chiang Wei-ling resigned due to alleged academic fraud.[4] His appointment to Political Deputy Minister had also come in the wake of the sudden resignation of another predecessor, Chen I-hsing.[2] He had been the Administrative Deputy Minister from June 2012 until October 2013.[5]

Education[edit]

Chen obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees in 1983 and 1987, respectively, from National Taiwan Normal University. He then obtained his doctoral's degree from National Chengchi University in education in 2000.

Early career[edit]

Chen started his career in 1988 at the Ministry of Education by becoming the Section Chief of the Department of Higher Education in July 1988 until January 1994. He then became the Senior Specialist of the Council of Academic Reviewal and Evaluation in January 1994 until December 1997. Afterwards, he became the Deputy Director of the Department of Higher Education in December 1997 until May 2000. In May-October 2000, he became the Senior Inspector of the Inspector Office. In October 2000 until September 2002, he became the Director-General of the Department of Technological and Vocational Education. He then became the Senior Inspector and Executive Secretary of the Educational Research Committee in September 2002 until May 2004. Afterwards, he became the Director-General of the Department of Higher Education in May 2004 until March 2007. Finally he became the Counselor of Counselors Office in March 2007 until June 2012.[6]

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