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Qualification for registration as a teacher

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).

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