A NEGATIVE correlation, of the number of grad students getting out of the programs, and the quality of work these graduates from the graduate departments of the universities are cranking out right now, off of the Front Page Sections, translated…
Been following the developments of the industries here, and I’d found, that the advances are, something worth noting, and that it’s something that this country should be, proud of. As China opened up its gates, there was the trend of the manufacturers’ moving the production plants overseas. A lot of people believed, that the industries here in Taiwan would collapse because of this, but it didn’t. Reason is quite simple, the industries started paying attention to the quality of the products they were producing, for they knew, in order to survive, they need to up the quality of the good they’d, manufactured. The electronics, the mechanic, the chemistry industries, etc., etc., etc., all took to this belief now. Thankful for all the enterprises that are now, following this means of production, otherwise, we can’t ever, compete with other countries.
But I’d felt, that the education here, stopped caring about the levels of understanding of the students here. For all these years, I’d watched the many reforms take place in education, and all of these reforms solely zoomed in on the means of changing the ways of students being accepted into a higher ed institution, I’d never seen the presidents of universities, the professors, or the head of Department of Education talked about the levels of understanding of the students on any occasions.
Surely, we’d made some amazing students too, but, everybody’s taking the ostrich stance, not cared about how there are, many of the students who are, lagging behind on the academic realm. Since the government started implementing the nine year education requirement, they’d done away with the holding a student back system. No matter what level the students are, they get to the next grade level. We all know, that if a student didn’t get the fundamentals down pat, the courses that came later would be, useless in that they couldn’t understand the basics, there was NO way they can understand what the instructors are teaching. But, no matter how bad the level of understanding, the students will get into middle school, high school, and even, colleges and universities too.
The universities are set up everywhere now, and we’re now seeing the reduction in birth rate as a trend, which then in turn, leads to the college level students’ not having enough of the basic skills. On the subject of English, a lot of the college students can’t read the English texts, and yet, they’re able to, get into the graduate programs easily, a lot of the professors found, that due to the lack of understanding of the English, misunderstood the contents of the English theses, and yet, the Department of Education is pushing forth the dual-language education policies. The end result? Not only wouldn’t the students improve on their English skills, they couldn’t, gain the awareness of the knowledge of the specific majors.
The tailoring of the quality of good manufactured by the industries is multifaceted, because a good industry doesn’t just need the high-end equipment. Reason why a company can manufacture excellent products, it’s all because the company is willing to put the money into the managing levels, to have the engineers work in the research and developments of the products. And, all of these researches can’t yield the results in the time being, there are a lot of the tech companies here that are, more than patient, and with the foresight, for they understood, that rushing for the results, doesn’t yield a good product. There’s also one more, the tech companies now all have the excellent quality control management, and this isn’t easy to achieve either.
If we want to raise the level of understanding of the students here, the first thing the field of education needs, is to zoom in and focus on the level of understanding of the students. We can’t just have the forces, we needed the forces that are, excellent in what they do. In order to increase the level of education of students as a whole, the government should put the investments in, set up a system of higher quality control, and set the sights farther, because we can’t, achieve this, by calling out the slogans or the mottos to reach this goal in education.
And so, this is on the importance of having the fundamental down PAT, and yet, due to the numerous colleges and universities that got set up in this country, you do see, how the quality of education is bound to get down, right? And, the government is now, getting worried, that we can’t produce more professionals, when the problem is that getting into the universities to get a college degree is way too easy these days, unlike how it was back, thirty years ago, when only the best of the best can get in, and, that’s why, the “quality” of the students is going DOWN, because the quantity (the number of students getting into the grad programs) are getting higher.