President Tsai Ing-wen attended the Teacher Award Ceremony today and said that the border is gradually being unblocked, and teachers need to work together to move towards a normal life.

(Provided by the Ministry of Education)

[Reporter Lin Xiaoyun/Taipei Report] On the eve of the 928 Teachers' Day, the 111th Teacher's Day Award, Education Contribution Award and Senior Excellent Teacher Commendation Conference was held today (26th) at the Zhongshan Building in Yangmingshan.

President Tsai Ing-wen personally attended the award ceremony and said that in the face of the epidemic, I would like to thank the teachers for their full cooperation with the government's various anti-epidemic measures and assisting in the implementation of the epidemic prevention work. Life.

This year, a total of 72 teachers won the Teacher Award, 20 teachers won the Education Contribution Award, and 309 senior and excellent teachers who have served for 40 years. Nearly 800 teachers and their families attended the event.

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Tsai Ing-wen said that teachers have opened the door to students' wisdom and diversified development ability, and also created more possibilities for students' career development. The contributions of each award-winning teacher are very touching and admirable. For example, Zhuoxi Elementary School in Hualien County Principal Tian Yangqiao has spared no effort in promoting track and field, archery and cultivating national Olympic reserve players. Four of them have been selected for the Chinese Olympic Sports Elite Training Program.

Tsai Ing-wen also said that Jianzhong teacher Cao Qifeng instructed students to participate in international science fairs, national science fairs, and Taipei Science Fair for many awards, which made Taiwan's scientific strength continue to move forward; After 45 years of education, it has helped teachers improve their digital teaching capabilities, and let the city cooperate with teachers in rural areas to provide online teaching resources for children.

Executive Dean Su Zhenchang said that his mother and daughter are both teachers, which is different from preaching, teaching and solving puzzles in the past. In the face of various challenges such as the epidemic, teachers have to use new methods. In the past, the teacher said the truth of the iron law, but now the student Goole refutes it. The age that the teacher said is wrong, but what will never change is that "the teacher is a role model for the students". The education budget has invested more than 326.4 billion yuan this year, and it will be further increased next year. As soon as you buy an air conditioner, you will have 185,000 units. Every student in remote areas has a tablet. , The nutritious lunch subsidy has been increased from 3.5 yuan to 14 yuan. The government is committed to improving the educational environment, but because of the example of teachers, talents can be produced from generation to generation, and the country has a bright future.

Education Minister Pan Wenzhong said that due to the Wuhan pneumonia (new coronavirus disease, COVID-19) epidemic, the nationwide suspension of classes on May 19 last year was the first time that they had encountered such an experience. Quickly adjust the teaching method. With the joint efforts of teachers, students can learn uninterruptedly. Various entrance examinations can be held smoothly due to the concerted efforts of all students. Facing the needs of multi-learning in the future, we will promote the policy of "use tablet for students".

Jianzhong teacher Cao Qifeng (right) instructed students to participate in international science fairs, national science fairs, and Taipei Science Fairs and won many awards. President Tsai Ing-wen (left) presented the Teacher Award today to thank and affirm the honor.

(Provided by the Ministry of Education)