National Taipei University of Education
Motto in English
|To love and to act|
|National Taipei University of Education|
National Taipei University of Education (NTUE; Chinese: 國立臺北教育大學) is a university located in Daan District, Taipei, Taiwan that predominantly focuses on teacher training. It was established in 1895, at the beginning of the Japanese colonial rule of Taiwan, as the Governor-General's Taihoku Teacher's College.
NTUE was originally established in 1896 as Zhishanyan School (芝山巖學堂) soon after Japan started to rule Taiwan. It changed a year later in 1897 to Taihoku Normal School (臺北師範學校). In December 1945, right after the handover of Taiwan from Japan to China, the school was renamed to Taiwan Provincial Normal School (臺灣省立臺北師範學校). After that, the school underwent several name changes: namely, Taiwan Provincial Junior Teachers’ College in 1961, Taiwan Provincial Taipei Normal College in 1987, National Taipei Teachers’ College in 1991, and finally National Taipei University of Education in 2005.
NTUE is organized into three colleges: Education, Humanities and Arts, and Science.
National Taipei University of Education actively pursues a policy of international academic collaboration. Links with higher education institutions worldwide are formed and maintained through formal academic agreements, exchange programs, symposia and visits. At present, the University has solid relationships with more than 88 universities, and institutions around the world. Man y of the faculty member s have visit ed overseas academic partners for research and f act-finding purposes. International scholars are frequently invited to the university to give lectures or participate in symposia. The University strives to expand and strengthen its connections with other w ell-known institutions in the world and aims t o make itself a valuable partner t o all cooperative institutions in the years to come.
The university is accessible within walking distance South from Technology Building Station of the Taipei Metro. Located in the heart of Taipei making NTUE a top choice for international and local students.
- Ho Kan, painter, father of contemporary Chinese art
- Chang Hung-lu, politician and member of Legislative Yuan
- Chuang Chi-fa, historian
- Huang Yu-cheng, Minister of the Hakka Affairs Council (2008-2014)
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