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Table 3 Criteria for passing the no-test exam for science teacher candidates

From: Secondary school science teacher education and quality control in Korea based on the teacher qualifications and the teacher employment test in Korea

AreasSince 2013
Major areas50 credits or more
- 12 credits (6 courses) or more of Basic Required Courses
- 8 credits (3 courses) or more of science education courses (content specific pedagogy)
Grade Average score of at least 75/100 in majors
Pedagogy areas22 credits or more
- 12 credits (6 courses) or more of Teaching Theory
- 6 credits (3 courses) or more of Teaching Literacy
- 4 credits or more of Teaching Practices
Grade Average score of at least 80/100 in pedagogy
Teaching Aptitude and Personality Test2 or more eligibility determinations
First Aid and CPR PracticeReceive more than twice
  1. Sources: Regulations for Teacher Certification Authorization Act (MOE 2015)
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