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2019
07/02
OCAC Worldwide Overseas Compatriot Educational Organization Delegation organized for the first time
The Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) Worldwide Overseas Compatriot Educational Organization Delegation, organized for the first time, visited Taiwan  June 17-23. 16 persons in charge and officials of overseas compatriot educational organizations and the principals of overseas compatriot schools from 11 regions in eight countries came to Taiwan for study as part of the Delegation. As well as visiting the OCAC, the group took part in the International Conference on Mandarin Education; and also visited the Mandarin Training Center at National Taiwan Normal University, Cloud Gate Theater, Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Dharma Drum Mountain Nung Chan Monastery, the Martyrs’ Shrine and other cultural and education organizations and attractions. The OCAC arranged for Professor Sun Yi-Fen to present a lecture titled Straight Ahead to Learn Chinese and Professor Fan Shi-ping to give a lecture titled The Current Cross-Strait Situation. The group members listened intently and interacted with the lecturers enthusiastically, saying afterwards that they had learned a lot.  The Delegation members visited the OCAC on the afternoon of June 19 where they were received by OCAC Minister Wu Hsin-hsing. Minister Wu thanked the persons in charge and officials of overseas compatriot educational organizations and the principals of overseas compatriot schools for their efforts and contribution with regard promoting Chinese language education. He said that the OCAC will certainly continue to be the most powerful backup for overseas compatriot educational organizations and overseas compatriot schools. He also expressed the hope that the members of the Delegation will keep in touch after they return to their places of residence and will share what they saw and learned during their time in Taiwan with the members of their respective organizations and teachers.
2019
07/01
OCAC 2019 Taiwanese Culture and Folk Art Teacher Training Program set to begin
The Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) began actively promoting the Taiwanese Culture and Folk Art Teacher Training Program in 2017 with the aim of nurturing talent for the promotion of Taiwanese culture overseas and it is now in its third year. This year, the program's 17 days of in-depth training will commence at the Tianmu Campus of the University of Taipei on July 8, with 50 people with cultural talent from around the world coming to Taiwan for training.  The courses of the training program have been planned by the University of Taipei together with the Chinese Taipei Acrobatics Association and have the theme of traditional Taiwanese culture. According to their own skills, trainees will choose one elective course from folk sport, folk dance and folk art. Trainees will take technical courses such as martial arts, diabolo, Techno Prince Nezha, calligraphy, lantern making, budai glove puppetry, making dough figurines, Hakka dance, festival dance and also take general courses such as Cultural Troup Organization and Operation, Overseas Community Festival and Cultural Event Planning and Execution, and Overseas Local Training Activity Planning. As well as various courses, trainees will also visit the National Center of Traditional Arts in Yilan; the dynamic and static and academic and technical nature of the program's course design will allow them to learn the essence of Taiwanese culture. Also, all the courses will be digitized so that trainees can view them online and practice over and over after they return home.  In the past two years, the OCAC's efforts have resulted in almost 100 trainees completing the program and also in the past two years, cultural services have been provided on more than 300 occasions, being a big help in overseas cultural education, planning of large scale arts and cultural events by overseas communities and promoting Taiwan's distinctive culture. The OCAC also hopes that the 50 trainees on this year's program will serve as disseminators of culture when they return home with the mission of passing on and promoting Taiwanese culture overseas, using what they learn in Taiwan in various overseas community events to allow Taiwan's excellent and diverse cultural image to shine brightly internationally.