Date: January 11, 2019 Source: www.xinhuanet.com
According to the public website of the Ministry of Education, recently a notice regarding the qualifications for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents applying for primary and secondary school teachers in China Mainland was jointly issued by the General Office of the Ministry of Education, the Secretariat of the Taiwan Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and the Secretary of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council.
The notice points out those residents from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan studying, working and living China Mainland need to provide relevant certificates and documents if they are applicants for qualification examination for primary and secondary school teachers. Such documents are necessary as residence permits for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan people, Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents and Mainland travel permit for Taiwan residents within five years. Residents of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan can apply for the qualifications of teachers in kindergartens, primary schools, junior high schools, high schools and secondary vocational schools as well as the internship teachers in secondary vocational schools.
Based on the notice, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents should meet the academic requirements in the Law of the People's Republic of China on Teachers for the appliocation for teacher qualifications. They should also meet corresponding Mandarin proficiency standards issued by the State Language Commission.
The notice also specifies relevant details. Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents who hold residence permits in China Mainland can apply for local primary and secondary school teacher qualification examinations and subsequent identify procedures. Those holding Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents and Mainland travel permit for Taiwan residents within five years are also qualified applicants. Other requirements, procedures, and certificates are the same as those for China Mainland applicants. Residents from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan who are studying teacher education major in China Mainland implement the corresponding teacher policy in local province.
(Editor: Liu Zeqi)