Incoming Students Register for First Year of High School|高中職免試.特招錄取生 今進行報到


Students accepted into high schools through exam-free admission and special recruitment exams began registering on July 12. A number of public "star" high schools in Taipei City had a registration rate of over 95 percent. As this year's first-year high school students are the first class under the 12-year compulsory education system, school authorities gave students and parents an explanation of changes to course selection and school programs.


The Affiliated Senior High School of National Taiwan Normal University's guitar club welcomes incoming students with a performance. Other clubs hand out flyers and try to attract new members. One incoming student says this high school was her first choice because of its openness and diversity.

(Did you get a high enough score to get into Taipei First Girls High School?) Yes. (Why didn't you choose Taipei First Girls High School?) I just didn't really want to.
 
My score was just high enough to get me in, so I chose this school.

A few points can make the difference between a student getting into his top or second choice school. Although the government encourages students to attend schools close to home, ease of transportation between Taipei, New Taipei and Keelung mean many New Taipei students chose to attend school in Taipei or Keelung.

(Test scores to get into) those community high schools might be a little lower, so because of that, Affiliated Senior High School of National Taiwan Normal University was always his first choice.

The incoming class will be the first to complete the 12-year compulsory education program and schools have been preparing to answer students' and parents' questions on relevant changes.

…academic records and other things like that, and also most importantly the flexibility of autonomous programs because of the free time. So, we provide students with many different programs to choose from.

One school official says the delay in implementation of the curriculum guideline will not affect first-year textbooks and students will receive their textbooks by the end of August. However, the official also says autonomy studies, a focal point of the guideline, could have a major impact on traditional educational values. Under the guideline, students can autonomously choose programs that interest them or none at all if they prefer.



迎接學弟妹報到,師大附中吉他社直接在校門口熱力彈唱,其他社團不遑多讓,發傳單、拚場面,希望增加生力軍。有新生說,就是看中附中的多元開放,才填在第一志願。

師大附中新生 陳同學:「(成績可以上北一女嗎?) 可以。(為什麼捨棄了北一女?) 就沒有特別想唸。」

師大附中新生 黃同學表示:「因為分數剛好有到,所以就選這裡。」

以第一志願錄取,也有人會考差了幾分,以第二志願錄取,而雖然政府鼓勵就近入學,基北區交通便利,仍有一定比例的新北市學生跨區就讀。

家長表示:「我們那邊社區高中的成績,可能比這邊稍微低一點,所以那因為附中一直是他的第一志願。」

繳交相關文件完成報到,這批學生是12年國教課綱的第一屆學生,學校已做好準備,要把種種變革說明給家長和學生了解。

師大附中教務主任 洪逸文表示:「學習歷程檔案這類的東西,還有最重要的學生對於自主學習上面,彈性學習上面,因為完全是空白的時間,所以我們提供很多不同的選擇給學生。」

校方指出,雖然課綱延宕,高一課本沒太大影響,八月底學生就會拿到,反倒是新課綱強調自主學習,能自由選擇學習活動,也可以什麼課都不選,到時恐將衝擊傳統教育價值。

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