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 Summary of Education

I. The Status Quo of Taoyuan

The square measure of Taoyuan City is roughly 1221 square kilometers. Taoyuan City consists of 13 boroughs. Its population has reached 2 million since 2011. The numbers of schools at all levels are 295. Educational expenditures generally increased year by year, amounted to 35% of total budget of the same year.
Population
Year Total population
2006 1,911,161
2007 1,934,968
2008 1,958,686
2009 1,978,782
2010 2,002,060
2011 2,013,305
2012 2,018,663
2013 2,044,023
2014 2,056,273

II. Number of All Levels of Schools 2011

Schools Number of Schools Number of classrooms Number of Teachers Number of Students
Elementary School 193 5,343 9,272 131,880
Junior High School 69 2,783 6,778 82,216
Senior High School 8 250 818 10,622
Senior Vocational High School 28 1,597 3,369 74,685
College 16 484 4,486 125,198
Total 314 10,457 24,723 424,601

III. Composition of Educational Expenditure

Year The Total Budget The Funds of Education
The Sum The Expenditure The Capital
2008 49,605,121,000 19,296,836,000 18,357,809,000 939,027,000
2009 52,380,187,000 22,099,161,000 19,351,354,000 2,747,807,000
2010 52,853,002,000 21,625,752,000 19,978,516,000 1,647,236,000
2011 62,105,000,000 22,528,063,000 19,835,086,000 2,692,977,000
2012 62,152,000,000 23,181,824,000 21,640,781,000 1,541,043,000
2013 62,928,000,000 24,326,939,000 22,172,724,000 2,154,215,000
2014 70,276,450,000 28,151,349,000 24,314,769,000 3,836,580,000

IV. Advancing the Teaching Profession

The aim of Education Research and Development Center is to implement educational policy, to advance the teaching profession, to research educational resources and to construct the network of knowledge management. The center plans a learning map for teaching profession as below.

V. Educational Vision Statement

Taoyuan City, the gate of Taiwan, is a municipality with a population more than 2 million inhabitants in 2014. It is one of six main cities in Taiwan; thus the volume of total investment in education would be largely on the increase. To promote educational quality and international visibility of Taoyuan, we abide by the ideal of love and harmony to implement our educational policies. According to the 4U schemes, we constantly target in implementing IT education service and encourage education innovation. We strive for developing characteristics of education in Taoyuan; thus, it will afford an example in culture and education to other cities and be one of outstanding metropolises in Asia.