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VIII Teacher's Qualifications/Training/Appointment
In pre-service training of teachers, training practice is an important component designed to develop basic and practical teaching skills. Practical teacher training has been improved by the extension of the training requirements. Currently, 5 units of practical training are required for elementary schools, 5 units for lower secondary schools, 3 units for upper secondary schools and 5 units for schools for special education. Also, in 1998, it became obligatory to undergo an gexperience of caringh ( 7 days) to obtain a normal teachers' certification for elementary and lower secondary schools. The aim of this special experience aim gto improve the quality of teachers working for schools of compulsory education, and to better fulfil compulsory education, considering the importance of deepening the understanding of teachers regarding the dignity of individuals as well as of social solidarity.h (Law on special cases of the law on licensing educational staff, relating to the normal certification of teachers for elementary and lower secondary schools)
(1) Orientation (principlefs speech), May 2005
(2) Meeting with a home-room teacher, May 2005
(3) Class visit (social studies, 1st grade), June 2005
(4) Class visit (music, 2nd grade), June 2005
(5) Class visit (physical education, 1st grade), June 2005
(6) Class visit (drawing and handcraft, 2nd grade, June 2005

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