A natural person is qualified to be registered as a teacher—
(a) if the person—
S. 2.6.8(a)(i) substituted by No. 10/2021 s. 8.
(i) has satisfactorily completed an initial teacher education program or a program or course of study leading to qualifications for entry to teaching that is determined by the Institute to be equivalent to an initial teacher education program and obtained a qualification that is appropriate for entry to teaching; and
(ii) produces evidence that the person satisfies the criteria approved by the Minister about—
(A) suitability to be a teacher; and
(B) competence in speaking or communicating in the English language for the person to teach in a school; and
(iii) produces evidence that the person has achieved the standards of professional practice required for registration that are approved by the Minister; or
(b) if the person is currently registered as a non‑practising teacher.
S. 2.6.9 (Heading) amended by No. 31/2018 s. 7(1).