To help junior teachers and students in the junior high schools and the students’ parents fully understand the various channels for the 2012 junior college admission, 技專校院招生策進總會, or the union in charge of the related affairs, will hold 9 seminars nationwide to introduce information related to the Junior High School Basic Competence Test, the above-mentioned admission channels, the elite class and so on. Teachers, students and their parents are welcome to register and attend the seminars held at their respective vicinity. As for the detailed timing and venues for these seminars, please check the union’s website.
Which English vocabulary can best represent what everybody has been through in 2011? The result of the 2011 English key word online voting conducted by the TOEIC Ok News is revealed. Among some 7,000 votes by the internet users, App occupies over 30% of them, which turns out to be the 2011 English keyword in Taiwan. Besides App, the following vocabularies ranking the top four are Anxiety, Care, Hold and Jobs—This is not only to commemorate the founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, but also the general public’s aspiration to keep being employeed.
Disadvantaged families in the remote areas in Taiwan are facing three predicaments: many children are from the single-parent families, grandparents taking care of the grandchildren instead of the parents rearing their own children, and the extreme poverty. The Good Shepherd Social Welfare Services specifically launches a service plan called星火傳愛服務計劃, hoping to rally people from all walks of life in our society to become the supporters for such children, so that those disadvantaged children can receive long-term and steady reimbursements.
4. 國立歷史博物館將從明天（10）起展出「美夢成真 迪士尼經典動畫藝術」，展期三個月，將展出600多件經典動畫的素描、設計圖、場景畫和雕塑，展現迪士尼動畫的幕後製作。方便民眾觀賞，史博館也規劃六種路線，讓民眾穿梭在魔法、壞人等不同主題中。
The National Museum of History will exhibit the Disney classical animation art and it will last for 3 months. There will be some 600 pieces of sketches, blueprints, scene drawings, sculptures from the Disney classical animations, revealing the production of Disney animation behind the scenes. To make the exhibition easier for the local residents to visit, the museum also maps out six routes for visitors to explore the different themes presented, namely, the magic, rascals and so on.
Housewives busy shopping at a shopping mall in Boston are interrupted by students from the Harvard University through the following inquiry: “what is the kind of soap you use in your daily life?” It turns out that these students are helping a Brazil soap factory to promote their merchandises. In the past, referred to as the ‘case study,’ the Harvard Business School’s students discussed an enterprise with the professors in the class. At the present, however, the Harvard Business School asks its students to practically be involved in the business battlefield; they can even be sent to the developing countries to directly organize a new company. This is the new form of education devised by the Harvard Business School: Learning by doing. If this new method works, it will be the pioneering new model for the education in business management worldwide.