Department overview

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Since 1953

Department overview​

The Department of Human Development & Family Studies, formerly the Department of Home Economics Education, was founded in 1953 with the objective of training secondary school teachers. The Master’s and Doctoral Programs were established in 1982 and 1996 respectively. The Undergraduate , Master Program and Doctoral Program all encompass two major fields– Family Life Education and Early Childhood Development & Education.

Educational goal

〈Undergraduate Program〉

Family Life Education

  1. Train students with professional knowledge and capabilities of family and family life education.
  2. Cultivate knowledge, skills, and ethics in students to do family life education for family.
  3. Train students with innovation and research ability in the field of family.
  4. Cultivate students’ respect and ability to care for family.

Early Childhood Development & Education

  1. Cultivate students with the important knowledge and capabilities for the education and development of early childhood.
  2. Broaden students’ diverse visions and strengthen their abilities to care children and family of multicultural backgrounds.
  3. Train students with innovation and research ability in the field of early childhood development.
  4. Build students’ capacity to collaborate and ethics to serve society.

〈Graduate Program〉

Family Life Education

  1. Train students with professional knowledge and capabilities for family science.
  2. Cultivate students with capacity of promotion and management in the field of family and family life education.
  3. Train students with innovation and research ability.
  4. Train students with devotion to improving wellbeing in family.

Early Childhood Development & Education

  1. Train students with profound knowledge and capabilities for the early child education and development and family studies.
  2. Broaden students’ diverse visions and strengthen their abilities to care children and family of multicultural backgrounds.
  3. Cultivate students with innovation and research ability.
  4. Teach students to lead and analyze society trends.
  5. Cultivate students with capacity to collaborate, to serve and do research with ethnics.

Department Characteristics

The focus of our department is to explore quality of all aspects of life from a life course perspective. Professional domains include Family Life Education and Early Childhood Development & Education. In an effort to meet urgent societal development needs, our department offers three career tracks for each professional domain: teaching, research, promotion & management.

Traffic information

NTNU Main Campus I

Address: Department of Human Development and Family studies, 2nd Floor, Cin Building, 162, Heping East Road, Section 1, Taipei, Taiwan

BY MRT

〈Route 1〉 Guting Station: Zhonghe Line, Xindian Line, Guting Station Exit 4 walk straight up Heping East Road for about 8 minutes. 〈Route 2〉 Taipower Building Station: Xindian Line, Taipower Building Station Exit 3 Walk alongside Shida Road for 8 minutes

BY BUS

15, 18, 235, 237, 278, 295, 662, 663, 672, 907, Heping Main Line 「N.T.N.U」、「N.T.N.U-Union Building」

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