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Table 5 Current secondary school teacher employment test system

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

Test stageTest subject (Score)Specifics
First testGeneral pedagogical knowledge (20 points)1 item (essay test)
Major A & B exam (80 points)Subject matter knowledge & Science PCK (Short Answer, Constructive response, & essay items)
Second testWriting teaching and learning plans (10 points)1 item (essay test)
Class demonstration (20 points)class demonstration with a given lesson topic
In-depth interview about teaching aptitude (40 points)4 items (oral exam)
Science experiment (30 points)Depending on the Metropolitan and Provincial Office of Education, implementation, method, score assignment, etc. are differ.