Establishing Pu Tai Elementary, Junior High, and Senior High Schools
Education is the foundation of a country and the cornerstone of a prosperous society. To nurture future generations with both sound knowledge and upright moral values, the Grand Master devoted his efforts to establishing the Pu Tai boarding schools (grades 1-12). After six years of painstaking planning, Pu Tai Elementary School opened in August of 2004, whereas the Junior High School started to enroll its 7th grade students in the summer of 2006. Online Video Watch
Pu Tai Senior High School opened in August of 2009, completing Pu Tai’s threefold integration of well-rounded elementary, middle, and high school education. Since 2004, students of Pu Tai have shown extraordinary results in many areas of learning and received support and approval from parents and the public alike.
● Long-range, visionary education with a commitment to long-standing operation.
● Academic excellence in a curriculum with an international perspective.
The Pu Tai School Motto
To our elders be respectful;
To our juniors be kind;
With all humanity be harmonious;
In all endeavors be true.
Four Notable Features
· Beautiful Environment
Picturesque, peaceful, and comfortable, the park-like school grounds and unique architecture abound with natural beauty and humane character, presenting a safe and multi-faceted environment for learning.
· Exceptional Curriculum
In addition to the required subjects specified by the Board of Education, additional emphases are placed on the Chinese language and classics, four foreign languages: English, Japanese, French, and Spanish, meditation instruction, arts and crafts, and horticulture.
· Great Facilities
The modern and comprehensive facilities include a language learning center, planetarium, gymnasium, swimming pool, computer lab, library, art exhibit hall, sheltered walkways, general and specialized classrooms, and dormitories for all the teachers and students.
· Experienced Teachers
Pu Tai’s teachers are highly experienced and enthusiastic. They value the heuristic method of teaching that actively involves the students in the learning process. Inspired to teach with compassion, wisdom, and mindfulness in applying the school’s education principles, they help Pu Tai set a new standard in education.
Pu Tai Senior High School
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Pu Tai Senior High School has a vast 22-hectare campus with modern and comprehensive facilities, and celebrated its opening in August 29, 2009. The school continues with Pu Tai’s threefold integration of well-rounded elementary, middle, and high school education; provides an excellent learning environment to produce accomplished and ethically responsible pillars of society.
· Multidisciplinary learning
Pu Tai offers a variety of flexible choices, allowing students to explore and discover their interests as well as to develop their potentials.
· Adaptive specialization
After students recognize their interests, a progressive plan is designed to accentuate each individual’s academic abilities and/or special talents to further develop the breadth and depth of their knowledge.
· Well-rounded Education
Meet the learning needs of students with different backgrounds, so everyone can develop well-rounded knowledge and learning abilities for continuing education.
· Morality first
Character education is the consistent core of the Pu Tai 12-year education. Moral integrity and sense of duty are the crucial ingredients to truly succeed in life.
· A special curriculum fulfilling the aims of well-rounded education
■The four-language (English, Japanese, French, and Spanish) courses prepare students for international opportunities.
■Classical Chinese literature/philosophy immerse students in the traditional culture and values.
■Meditation classes develop mindfulness and concentration.
■Chinese calligraphy nurtures and calms the mind.
■Liberal studies with expert seminars expand students’ horizons.
· A boarding school with full range of studies and programs
Students study thoroughly and efficiently at school so that they don’t need to undertake extra remedial courses. The parents don’t have to be concerned for their children’s safety outside the school.
· Extended learning develops multi-faceted wisdom
■International interchange enables students to have multicultural connections.
■Moral education cultivates strength of character.
■Sports competitions develop students’ physical fitness.
■Extracurricular activities enhance students’ interpersonal relationships.
■Pastoral education teaches students about nature and conservation.
· Career advice for further education, both inland and overseas
Pu Tai provides optional courses in math, sciences, languages, and foreign studies (preparatory classes for studying aboard) to broaden and deepen their knowledge for the students who are ready. Students are also encouraged to involve in extra-curricular or volunteer activities, as well as school field trips. These extra opportunities help prepare the students for top universities in Taiwan or foreign countries.
Layout of Pu Tai Senior High School (LandArea:22 Hectares)