Niao Song High School of The Arts
Yunlin Shuilin Township has been transformed into the country’s first public-to- private art school since 2013. It has turned the school of small schools facing the crisis of the school to become an art school with an eye-catching appearance, except for the number of students from less than 40 persons. Up to now, there are more than 420 persons. Especially in the classical art education with three major subjects, such as dance, music and fine arts, it is praised by the external. With the full assistance of the Yunlin County Government, the Niao Song Junior High School was upgraded to a complete high school with junior high school and high school on August 1,2019, becoming the first art high school in Yunlin County– Niao Song High School of The Arts.
Yunlin County has been committed to various education reforms. In the field of experimental education, it is at the forefront of all the cities in Taiwan. Before the enactment of the 2013 national decree, it was handled in the Niao Song Junior High School with a large reform of the public private system. The Legislature just passed the experiment three methods at the end of January last year. The county government actively promoted the promotion to high school and was a public-to-private high school, which is a new record in the domestic education sector.
The Niao Song Junior High School entrusted the Yunlin County Traditional Education Foundation to operate, to rectify and promote traditional art, culture and ethics, to recruit outstanding professional teachers at home and abroad, and to develop rare and professional art education in Taiwan. There are three classes in art education: dance, art and music. “Dancing” is based on Chinese classical dance, combining technical skills (including blankets) and folk dances. The “Arts Department” attaches importance to the delicate basic skills of Western sketching, focuses on the Renaissance realistic way, and offers elective subjects such as oil painting, sculpture, 3D design and fashion design. The “Music Division” features a combination of Chinese and Western symphony orchestras. Musical instrument is the majors of the students, individual teaching, chamber music and ensembles are used to train performance skills and cultivate music professionals. Through the annual performances in major cities in North, Central and South of Taiwan, the viewers expressed their admiration and surprised, and they became famous of Taiwan in a few years.
In addition to the brilliant teaching results, the Foundation and the school tea actively seek out the attention of external resources, and create a leading art learning space in Taiwan with the support of the county government,regardless of size, quantity and refinement compared with the universities of the arts category, not much to let, let the teaching and learning of art education can enjoy the splendidness of Yunlin. The three classical art educations of the Niao Song Junior High School has a common spirit, that is, paying attention to students’ morality and humanistic cultivation, and cultivating the spiritual cultivation of professional outstanding artists. This is also an important factor for students to improve their artistic ability in a short period of time. And the child’s manners are dignified, temperamental, and more sensible. This is also a feature that makes parents and the external more praiseworthy.
Niao Song Junior High School after the transformation of the public-to-private art school, took root and revived from the barren. The number of students increased from less than 40 persons to more than 420 persons, the faculty and staff hard to promote local prosperity together. Parents of the school district saw that the local children were more polite and the rate of enrollment was greatly improved, which further supported the transformation of the school. Our reform and upgrading to the high school of arts , I believe that it will make Niao Song more grow and stronger, so that Yunlin’s education will be more upward glow.