2004 - Act of 15 July 2004 amending the Teachers' Charter and selected other acts

Policy Field: 
Education
Topic: 
Compulsory Schooling
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Major Implications of the Reform: 

The act established a new definition of the teaching profession, the specification of responsibilities, and the assessment of teachers' performance. It also specified the path of promotion for teachers (contracted, nominated, diploma teachers). Its other implications relate to conditions for teachers' training, new rules for the remuneration of teachers, establishing teachers' working hours, and leave for health improvement for teachers with at least five years of work tenure.