Macau (MNA) – The Chinese Ministry of Education has announced that it will allow teachers in Macau, Hong Kong, and Taiwan to take exams qualifying them to teach in Mainland China.
Therefore, residents from Macau, Hong Kong, and Taiwan will now be able to apply to teacher qualifications to teach in kindergartens, primary schools, junior high schools and secondary vocational schools.
However, interested applicants will have to vow to ‘support the the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party, adhere to the direction of socialist education and implement the party’s educational policy’ according to the Ministry announcement.
Applicants will also have to meet the academic requirements set by the Teachers Law of the President of the People’s Republic of China, have a clean criminal record and meet he corresponding Mandarin language levels set by the National Languages Committee.
Recently Chinese authorities have enforced policies to attract more residents from Greater China to live, work and study in the Mainland, having enforced in September of last year a Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Residence Permit Application Policy.
This policy allows residents from these regions, who have lived in Mainland China for at least six months, to apply for a residence permit in the Mainland, opening access to 18 rights and services, such as basic public employment service and health services.