【Translator ： Yu-Yan Hsieh】
【Promotion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) series】
2022-12-19 In order to promote international exchange and enrollment, Hsing-Hao Wu, the Dean of International Affairs of National University of Kaohsiung led faculty of International Affairs to Medan during December 7th to 11th, visiting Universitas Sumatera Utara, SMA Methodist-2, Maitreyawira School and Perguruan Buddhis Bodhicitta Medan. We are committed to expanding and deepening the network connection of sister schools in Southeast Asia, and striving to recruit international students and promote international Chinese language education.
NUK visited the University of North Sumatra on December 9th. Dr. Rudy Sofyan, S.S., M.Hum., the international director of the school, Dr. Arif Nuryawan S.Hut., M.Si., the director of the Global Partnership Department, and the deputy director of the School of Engineering Dean Ir. Nismah Panjaitan, S.T., M.T., the head of the Department of Architecture and professors all met together, and under the witness of the teachers of the two schools, the signing ceremony of the memorandum of academic exchange and cooperation between the two schools was held. The content of MOU covers education, research, community service, student and teacher exchange.
The two sides also held talks on the specific direction of future cooperation, and reached a consensus on mutually beneficial cooperation on topics such as summer schools, mobile courses of the Department of Architecture, and joint seminars. It is expected to consolidate and deepen the relationship between Taiwan and India, and jointly open a new page for bilateral cooperation.
On December 10, a multimedia teaching workshop for Chinese teachers in Medan was held at Perguruan Buddhis Bodhicitta Medan, attracting about 40 Chinese teachers from all over Indonesia to sign up. This workshop is arranged by Sheng-Ya Huang from Language Center of NUK. Several Chinese teaching software feature introductions and operation explanations were provided on site, and through activities to solve the problems that teachers often encounter in the classroom, the course received enthusiastic interaction and response.
Hsing-Hao Wu, the dean of International Affairs of NUK indicated that the workshop is the pre-course of The New Southbound Policy. It is hoped that through a series of Chinese teacher training courses and activities, the quality of Indonesian Chinese teachers and the quality of Chinese teaching will be improved. Through high-quality teaching methods, Indonesian teachers and students will have a higher recognition of Taiwan's educational environment, and the visibility and significance of Taiwan's higher education will be enhanced.