EDB announces arrangement for fifth round of Basic Law and National Security Law Test

     The Education Bureau (EDB) today (April 27) announced that the fifth round of the Basic Law and National Security Law Test to be held on June 18 (Sunday) is open for application by non-degree holders from 9am tomorrow (April 28) to 5pm on May 10.
     The target participants for the fifth round of the test are those who plan to join or change to another secondary school, primary school or kindergarten to take up a non-graduate teaching post. Applications can be made through the EDB's online application system (www.edb.gov.hk/en/blnst). Limited places for the test will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that a pass result in the test at a non-degree level is only applicable for applying for non-graduate teaching posts. Those who have already obtained a pass result in the Basic Law and National Security Law Test organised by the EDB will not be accepted to sit for the test again.
     Starting from the 2023/24 school year, all newly appointed teachers in public sector schools, Direct Subsidy Scheme schools and kindergartens joining the kindergarten education scheme (including newly joined teachers and teachers changing schools) are required to pass the test in order to be considered for appointment. The requirement applies to all ranks of the teacher grade including principals.
     Details about the test are available on the EDB webpage (www.edb.gov.hk/en/blnst).

Ends/Thursday, April 27, 2023
Issued at HKT 11:30