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Why Teach in Taiwan?
Taiwan is friendly, safe, convenient, and ever-changing. Below are 10 major reasons why you should teach in Taiwan:
thumb_up Best Place to Live in the World
Taiwan was rated as the best place for expats to live according to a survey released in September 2019 by InterNations, the largest global network for people living abroad.
groups Rich and Diverse Culture
In addition to the majority Han ethnic group, Taiwan has at least 16 indigenous groups who originate from the various indigenous peoples of Oceania. The number of immigrants, expats, and other non-Taiwanese residents has increased in recent years, creating a diverse and dynamic culture in Taiwan.
school Good Education System
According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), students in Taiwan are top-performing in reading literacy, mathematics, and sciences. The average student in Taiwan scores 516.7, 7TH within 74th countries.Learn more about the PISA result:
mdi-city Safe Environment
Taiwan stands out as an expat haven, primarily due to its outstanding quality of life, driven by top-tier healthcare services. The nation also excels in public transportation. Taiwan's exceptional safety record shines as it was given a high rating for personal safety. The 17th Global Peace Index conducted its annual evaluation of which countries in the world are the safest, in 2023 ranked in 33th in 163 countries.
tag_faces Friendly People
Taiwan's warmth and openness are reflected in its friendly and inclusive society, where respect for all genders, cultures, and religions is deeply ingrained. The people of Taiwan are renowned for their hospitality and welcoming nature, making visitors feel at home from the moment they arrive. Additionally, the island's rich cultural tapestry is a testament to its multicultural heritage, where various ethnic groups, including Han Chinese, indigenous peoples, and immigrant communities, coexist harmoniously, each contributing to the vibrant mosaic of Taiwanese culture.
health_and_safety High-quality Health Care
Taiwan has the best healthcare system in the world, according to the 2023 edition of the CEOWORLD magazine Health Care Index, which ranks 110 countries according to factors that contribute to overall health.
memory High-tech Hub
According to the 2022 World Digital Competitiveness Ranking by International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Taiwan ranked as the 9th most technological and 13th most digitally competitive in the world. Taiwan also ranked 11th out of 140 economies in the Global Competitiveness Report 2022 released by World Economic Forum.
monetization_on Reasonable Living Cost
As reported by the world’s largest cost of living database NUMBEO, Taiwan is 34% less expensive than New York.
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restaurant Gourmet Food and Drinks
The culinary culture in Taiwan is incredibly diverse, offering many traditional cuisines as well as countless modern fast casual dining experiences. In April 2017, CNN ranked Taipei among the world’s top 10 best cities for vegan cuisine.
favorite_border The Heart of Asia
Taiwan is a captivating island nation that offers a dynamic blend of tradition and modernity. Nestled between the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean and the towering peaks of the Central Mountain Range, Taiwan is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, with lush landscapes, pristine beaches, and dense forests.
Source: Tourism Bureau

Updated: 2023-11-20