[quote=“Bu Lai En”]Why do people keep repeating the falsehood that it is illegal for foreigners to teach kindergarten?
Show me the law, or stop saying it. Every time int eh last 8 years that this topic has come up, I’ve said show me a law that says it’s illegal for foreigners to teach kindergarten. Despite the fact that the laws are all available, in English, online, no one has ever done it.
On the other hand, I’ve had the police come into my kindergarten while I was teaching English, look at my JFRV visa, and tell me to carry on. I’ve had a kindy owner call the Labour Department and be told that yes, the can employ a foreigner.
Sure, if you’re on a work visa, you can’t do it, but there are other visas - JFRV, PR, and working holiday visas. Also, kindies aren’t allowed to teach immersion English. None of that makes it illegal for all foreigners to teach at kindergarten.[/quote]
Good point. I did actually try and find the relevant law, but couldn’t find any laws regarding where foreigners can or cannot teach. But I thought that maybe my legal search skills regarding Taiwan laws may be inadequate, because I have personally seen people busted and deported for teaching kindy. They were, however, on a normal work related ARC…