Requesting Appeals

1. Who may file an appeal?

  • It is open to all teachers and faculty members from pre-school to university/colleges (either public or private) those who are stipulated in Article 20 of the Early Childhood Education Act, Article 19 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act or Article 14 of the Higher Education Act.

2. In which case can a decision be appealed?

  • An appeal can be made when an appellant wishes to challenge a disciplinary action that s/he regards unfair.
    • Disciplinary actions: dismissal, discharge, suspension, salary reduction, reprimand
    • Other disadvantageous actions that are against the appellant's intention Non-renewal of employment, dismissal or demotion from position, revocation of position and/or suspension, etc.
    • Others : transfer, change of department, salary reduction, ban on class instruction, dismissal, refusal to correct salary classes, refusal for voluntary early retirement, cancelation of appointment, and other illegal or unjust cases

3. How and when should the appeal be made?

  • An appeal must be submitted to the Appeals Commission for Teachers within 30 days from the date of receipt of disciplinary action either in person, by mail, fax, or through online registration. No appeal will be accepted after 30 days from the date of the disciplinary action.