Traditional cultural shows and skills training classes kicked off in Taipei on Sunday at two Indonesian migrant worker events that attracted hundreds of participants from across Taiwan.
New immigrant language courses have been included in the 108th Curriculum Guideline for two years. The Education Department of New Taipei City Government has completed the 109th guideline and 700 new immigrant language courses.
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has collaborated with various governmental units to launch a more high-quality IFI Network, offering information of seven languages, including Chinese, English, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai, Burmese, and Cambodian. The NIA will host a press conference at 2 p.m on August 29 at the lobby of Taipei Main Station and invite public and private units to join.
The Cultural Affairs Bureau of Nantou County Government has commissioned Nantou Speaker (南投縣國際演講協會) to host a cultural experience event and invite new immigrants to understand Vietnamese traditional customs, such as Vietnamese lanterns.
To promote cultural interchanges and enhance the relationships between Taiwan and New Southbound countries, Kaohsiung Municipal Social Education Center will be hosting the "2020 Southeast Asia Film Festival" on September 6. A number of educational and entertaining movies will be screened, including Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, and Indian films.
Hualien Service Center of the NIA hosted the New Immigrant Family Education and Policy Promotion Course invited a teacher to lecture on family management and show care for new immigrants' life and work. The participants learned how to cope with different aspects of issues in a family relationship. The teacher encouraged all new residents in Taiwan to actively seek help from governmental departments and shared Vietnamese coffee with them.
Do you feel you always mindlessly spend your money? Or do you feel you sometimes overspend? The New Immigrant Family Service Center in Banqiao District. will be hosting lessons on financial management and inviting financial advisors to teach participants to organize family finances and how to spend money in the most effective way.
Taichung Shopping Festival has started since July 1. Taichung ASEAN Arts and Culture Foundation (臺中東協藝文企業社) sells not only national costumes from Vietnam, Indonesian, and Thailand but also Vietnamese painted vases, hanging scrolls, bicycle models, 3D cards, wood portrait carvings, character models, etc.
Registration of the 2020 New Immigrants Dance Competition will start from Sept 1 to Oct. 16 this year.
The 109th Orientation Training for New Immigrant Teaching Staff in Taipei City will be held on August 25. A total of 40 seats will be offered.