Chapter 8 Supplementary Provisions
The assessment and accreditation of the qualifications of part-time teachers at educational institutions at all levels shall be undertaken in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
The regulations governing the rights; obligations; qualifications; appointment; termination of contracts; suspension of contracts and related reporting, collection of information, checking; and other matters pertaining to part-time teachers, and substitute teachers shall be prescribed by the central competent authority.
The qualifications of teachers of professional and technical subjects, and nursing teachers who teach health and nursing courses at educational institutions at all levels shall be handled in accordance with the provisions of the Statute Governing the Appointment of Educators.
The relevant ordinances and regulations that apply to teachers apply, mutatis mutandis, to matters pertaining to the dismissal, appeals, further studies, remuneration, benefits, retirement, severance with pay, and bereavement compensation of the nursing teachers referred to in Paragraph 3 of the preceding article.
The competent authority may handle the transfers of nursing teachers who hold qualifications to teach health and nursing and who have been assigned by the competent authority to be teachers of health and nursing. The regulations governing their transfer shall be prescribed by the central competent authority.
The provisions of all articles of this Act shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the following preschool teacher related matters:
1. Teachers at public preschools: the appointment, dismissal, non-renewal of appointment, suspension, severance with pay, teacher organizations, appeals, remedies, and other management related matters.
2. Teachers at private preschools which were already applying this Act, mutatis mutandis, before December 31, 2011: matters related to their appointment, further studies, research, resignation, severance with pay, teacher organizations, and appeals.
The principal of an educational institution at any level may apply, mutatis mutandis, the provisions governing teachers’ appeal to lodge an appeal.
The central competent authority shall invite representatives of the national teacher organizations to participate in the formulation of each of the regulations and ordinances that this Act authorizes the central competent authority to prescribe.
The enforcement rules of this Act shall be prescribed by the central competent authority.
The date of effect of this Act shall be determined by the Executive Yuan.