Educational Research

The Republic of China (Taiwan) a world leader in educational research according to a study of National Taiwan Taiwan’s universities are normal University (NTNU), August 26, world leader in terms of the citation of education research studies and confirm once again the outstanding reputation of Taiwan in this area. Tseng Yuen-hsien, a researcher at NTNU information technology center, said that the sector of local educational research abroad was so recognized because Taiwan has a strong teacher training and school system. These training requirements allow the immediate and effective implementation of relevant experiments and theories into practice. According to a statement of the Web of science”, a fee-funded scientific citation index services, climbed Taiwan by the 22nd place in 1990 to the first place in 2010 in regards to the average citations and remained there until 2012. With regard to the total amount of citations and publications, Taiwan ranks respectively fourth and 8. The top 5 of the published works included between 1990 and 2012 the NTNU with 335, National Central University with 217, the National Taiwan University of science and technology with 166, the National Chiao Tung University with 162 and the National Cheng Kung University with 157 citations. Jou Jing-yang, President of University, described NCU to promote Taiwan’s success in the field of education research as closely related with the efforts of the Republic of China (Taiwan), a better education. In comparison to other Nations, Taiwan tend to maximum results with minimal resources to reach a pattern that could be changed. The public and private sector must learn to see education as an investment in promoting academic research levels and national science and technology.