Tian-Ming Sheu (許添明) is currently the dean of the College of Education at National Taiwan Normal University, NTNU, and the professor in the Department of Education and the Graduate Institute of Educational Policy and Administration, NTNU. His fields of interest include school finance, education policy analysis, education reform, and indigenous education.
National Taiwan Normal University, or Shīdà 師大, is an institution of higher education and normal school operating out of three campuses in Taipei, Taiwan. NTNU was ranked 6th overall in Taiwan in 2018, was internationally ranked in the 308th spot in 2018 QS World University Rankings, 501–600th in 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and ranked in 900–1000th in 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities, and NTNU is widely recognized as one of Taiwan's comprehensive and elite higher education institutions. NTNU is affiliated with National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology as part of the National Taiwan University System. NTNU is an official member of AAPBS.
Sheu graduated from the Department of Chinese Literature at National Taiwan University as a bachelor in 1983. With hopes to maximize his influence on society, he decided to step into the realm of education. Sheu later received his M. Ed. from the Department of Educational Administration (now the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy) at University of Utah in 1989, and subsequently his Ed.D. from the Department of Educational Administration (now the Department of Organization and Leadership), Teachers College at Columbia University.
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Speaking of the students at NTNU, Sheu once pointed out an interesting scene. Sheu has graduated from the Department of Chinese Literature at National Taiwan University and is now teaching at NTNU, while his wife, a graduate from the Department of English at NTNU, is now teaching at NTU. Almost every month there would be former students return to the campus to visit him, sometimes with small presents. However, his wife at NTU seldom sees former students return for a visit. “That’s the gratitude of an NTNU graduate,” said Sheu.
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