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| The equivalency examination for qualification of teachers for elementary schools has 3 stages. In the first examination, there are questions regarding educational / cultural subjects, educational guidance for subjects, basic subject contents, and subjects on general teaching. The second examination consists of questions on advanced matters subjects and practical examination, and the final examination concerns matters pertaining to the practice of teaching.
There were 169 people who passed the equivalency examination for qualification of teachers for elementary schools in 2004, and only 1 in 11.8 applicants passed the examination.