Education is the projcet-hope for the human race. Since the 1980s, every countryin the world has had to deal with economic competition and pressure, to alter their educational curriculum to accommodate information technology, and to take an active approach in creating new educational policies to cope with the demands that have accompanied globalization. As a result, every country has had to become more of an international competitor. The educational policies of Hsin-Chu City focus on the following 5 educational goals:
- Raise the Level of Democracy in Schools:
Specific practices encourage the establishment of teacher meetings and the implementation of new regulations on parent meetings within every school, allowing for larger participation and discussion in school administrative affairs and the overall improvement in schools.
- New Practical Management Systems in Schools:
Candidates for school principal positions are judged on their leadership abilities displayed in the educational field and their role as an exemplary teacher. They are given far more decision-making power on affairs concerning the school.
- Raise the Quality of Education and Strengthen Practical Special Education:
Carefully focus attention on curriculum experimentation and the implementation of early-stage English language education; raise the rate of enrollment of special education students and increase the number of students aged 4 ~6 entering school; make it so that are no exceptions as far as education is concerned.
- Place Importance on the Basic Necessities for Schools:
Every type of school within the city must set up a lunch program, oversee plans for the installation of classroom computers, substantiate all laboratories in each school, and facilitate the studies and growth of students within a rich educational environment.
- Initiate Programs Promoting Athletics and Art:
Build athletic fields, swimming pools, and sporting complexes for the young, which will in turn provide adequate space for athletics and equipment; reward schools which establish music associations and bands; set dates for performances to promote the arts within the city.