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The teaching profession has been declared open to both teaching graduates and graduates from other disciplines, provided they fulfill the requirements. This has been stressed by a decision of the Constitutional Court, which rejected a judicial review petition against Law No. 14 of 2005 on teachers and lecturers.
According to the Constitutional Court, not only graduates of teacher training colleges can become teachers. Other graduates may also do so, provided they fulfill the requirements. The position of both graduates of teacher training colleges and graduates from other disciplines is the same, subject to the prevailing requirements.