Pan Wen-chung

Pan Wen-chung
Minister of Education of the Republic of China
Assumed office
20 May 2016
Deputy Chen Liang-gee, Tsai Ching-hwa (political)
Lin Teng-chiao (administrative)
Preceded by Wu Se-hwa
Deputy Mayor of Taichung
In office
Mayor Jason Hu
Personal details
Born 28 November 1962 (1962-11-28) (age 54)
Zhuangwei, Yilan County
Nationality  Republic of China
Alma mater Taiwan Provincial Junior Teachers’ College
National Taiwan Normal University

Pan Wen-chung (Chinese: 潘文忠; pinyin: Pān Wénzhōng) is the Minister of Education of the Republic of China since 20 May 2016.[1]

Early life

Pan obtained his teaching certificate from Taiwan Provincial Junior Teachers’ College in 1983. He then obtained his bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in education from National Taiwan Normal University in 1989, 1993 and 2003 respectively.[2][3]

Ministry of Education

On 13 October 2016, Pan unveiled the Youth Employment Pilot Program at the Executive Yuan to help the low income high school graduates to college or careers in which those qualified will get a NT$5,000 monthly subsidy.[4]

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