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Asia Pacific Creative demand: Taiwan says radical school reform will set it apart

The island nation is ready to abandon rote memorization in favor of innovation and creative expression throughout its education system by 2018. 

PICHI CHUANG/Reuters

Taiwan plans a radical reform of its education system, one aiming to set it apart in East Asia by playing up creativity and student initiative instead of the rote memorization that dominates classroom learning in this part of the world.

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