常見問題

1. 在卡爾學習,學歷在國際和台灣是否採認?

原則上沒有學歷採認的問題,我們的雙語部、國際部學生不論是否選擇在台灣繼續升學,在國三及高三時都需要參加會考、學測。若選擇出國,可直接以卡爾的學歷申請海外大學。

2. 是否管控學生的手機?

為良好的教學品質,學生在到校時便會交出手機由校方保管,僅在午休時間讓學生使用手機。

3. 英語授課的學科?

在國際部,所有課程均以英語授課,除了攀岩、乒乓球、IT數學、美術、表演藝術和中文(應要求提供)。

在雙語部,部分課程以英語授課,如:英語、電影研究、數位音樂製作、創意寫作和英語文學。

4. 英語授課的時數?

扣除其他以英語授課的學科,如:全球視野、3D列印、數位音樂製作等。國際部學生每周可享受16個小時以上的英語課,其中包括語言藝術、文學和創意寫作。雙語部學生每周有8個小時以上的英語課。

5. 卡爾採用的國外課綱?

我們採用的是加拿大薩斯喀徹溫省的課綱。

6. 卡爾外師的百分比?

目前外師佔卡爾教師的38%,其中國際部外師為62%,雙語部外師為34%。

7. 卡爾教師的學歷?

我們的教師都具有學士學位及教育專長,如:CELTA或教師證。而且大多數教師都擁有碩士學位或是博士學位候選人,教師的詳細資料請參見“團隊”網頁。

8. 卡爾的教育理念?

請參見“教育目標”網頁。

9. 學費包括什麼?

卡爾每學期只收取一次學費。學費包括課本、制服、午餐、潛能課程、潛能課程交通費、保險和實地考察。另外,雅思考試、宿舍和校車等費用視個人需要而定。

10. 上/下學時間?

每天早上8:00前學生到校,每天下午5:50放學。

11. 是否有校車?

我們有校車定點接送。

12. 是否有宿舍?

我們有宿舍提供給有需要的學生,也提供住宿學生課後輔導。

13. 卡爾的硬體設施?

我們擁有一間尖端的資訊教室,其中配備了Apple Mac、3D列印設備、數位調音台和VR耳機。在潛能課程方面,學校有與附近的各項設施簽訂合作契約,如:竹北國民運動中心和安德烈馬場。

14. 是否提供午餐?

我們每天由合格的廠商提供餐點,也為國際學生提供特定餐點。

15. 學生是否能帶自己的筆電到校?

本校有設備齊全的資訊教室,學生不需要帶個人筆電。但,部分作業需要學生在家使用電腦完成。

15. 學生是否能帶自己的筆電到校?

本校有設備齊全的資訊教室,學生不需要帶個人筆電。但,部分作業需要學生在家使用電腦完成。

16. 卡爾的安全設備?

本校每層樓都設有逃生斜槽,滅火器和消火栓。因應緊急醫療情況,我們也備有醫藥箱及氧氣筒。

17. 員工是否進行緊急情況培訓?

所有員工每年都有定期接受緊急情況培訓。(含新進教師)

18. 學生是否需要參加英語測試才能入學?

為了準確地測試新生的英語能力並規劃合乎學生英語程度的課程,卡爾學校的新生於入學前都需參加英國文化協會的Aptis英語入學考試。有關Aptis考試的更多信息,請單擊此處。

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is our graduation certificate approved both internationally and locally if we decide to study in Taiwan?

Our students have the option of taking the same national high school exam as regular state schools during year nine of their studies. The results of this national exam are required if a student wishes to further their studies in Taiwan.

2. What is the cell phone policy in school?

Our students are requested to hand in their phones at reception as they arrive at school. They are not permitted to use them in class. However, they are allowed to use phones during their lunch break. Students collect their cell phones at the end of the school day.

3. How many of your classes are taught in English?

In our international department, all of the classes are taught in English, with the exception of rock climbing, table tennis, math with I.T., fine arts, performing arts, and Chinese (upon request). For our bilingual department, the following classes are taught in English: English, film studies, digital music production, creative writing, and English literature.

4. How many hours of English class do you provide?

Students of the international department benefit from 16 hours of English class each week, which includes language art, literature, and creative writing. Students in our bilingual department have 8 hours of English class each week. These does not include other subjects that are taught in English, like global vision, 3D printing, digital music production, to name a few.

5. What curriculum does the school follow?

The school follows the curriculum of Saskatchewan province in Canada.

6. What is the percentage of foreign teachers in your school?

Foreign teachers accounts for 38% of the teachers at Karl School, which can be further divided into 62% for the international department and 34% for the bilingual department.

7. What is the educational background of the teachers at Karl?

Teachers must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree along with some teaching speciality, such as a CELTA or teaching certification. Regardless, the majority of our teachers possess master's degrees or are PhD candidates. More detailed information regarding our teaching staff can be found on the Team page.

8. What is the philosophy of the school?

The school philosophy is outlined here.

9. What do the tuition fees include?

The tuition includes textbook, uniform, lunch, exploratory activities, transportation fee for exploratory activities, insurance, and field trips. However, it does not include IELTS examination, dormitory and school bus fees as these are based on individual needs. Tuition is collected only once per semester.

10. What are the school hours?

Students are required to be on the school premises by 8:00am each day. School finishes at 5:50pm daily.

11. Does the school provide transportation?

Yes, school provides school bus to and from home, and also for exploratory activities in the afternoon.

12. Are facilities for accommodation available on campus?

Yes, we are able to support those students who require accommodation. A student dormitory is available for rent, and we provide both practical and pastoral support to students currently staying in the dormitory. Please read more on the accommodation services web page.

13. Where do your activities take place?

Computer Science classes are well-catered for on-campus. We have a cutting-edge computer lab on site featuring Apple Mac computers, 3D printing equipment, digital mixing desks and VR headsets. For sports and culinary arts, the school has formed partnerships with a variety of nearby facilities and organisations; for instance, iClimb in Zhubei City and Andrea Stables in Hsinpu (安德烈馬場) for Equestrianism.

14. Are school meals provided?

Yes, meals are provided by qualified catering services each day. We also provide meals to students with special diets.

15. Do students have to bring their own laptop to school?

Personal notebooks are not necessary since the school has a well-specced computer lab on campus. Students are encouraged to use computers to complete some homework assignments, however. Once a student's computer has been registered with the I.T. Department, they may use their own notebooks in school for work only.

16. What safety equipment is there in school?

The school takes safety extremely seriously. There are escape chutes , fire extinguishers, and fire hydrants on each floor; we are also equipped with breathing apparatus in case of medical emergencies.

17. Are the staff trained in emergencies situations?

All staff receive training for emergencies at the beginning of each school year, or else when new teachers begin their contracts.

18. Are the students required to take an English exam for admission?

Yes, and in order to accurately test the English ability of our new students and place them in the most suitable level, new students at Karl School will be the few entitled in Taiwan to take the Aptis English Placement test regulated by the British Council. For more information on the Aptis exam please click here.