Corresponding to the rapid changes in the society and aiming to connect the New
Nine-Year Curriculum and solve the problems of excessive subjects and credits of
High School Curriculum, Taiwan has launched a new wave of curriculum reform
since 2001. This paper explores theories of the curriculum reform and controversies
aroused in the process of the reform. Through the integration of relevant theories, past
experiences of curriculum reforms and international comparison, this paper finally
pinpoints prospects of future curriculum reform.