Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional

United Kingdom

Resource Centres of the Consejería de Educación in the United Kingdom

Listado de centros:

Resource Centre at the Consejería de Educación in London.

The Resource Centre of the Consejería de Educación in London offers information and support for teachers of Spanish in the UK.


Request form for teaching materials

Address: Consejería de Educación, 20 Peel St, London W8 7PD

Timetable: From Monday to Thursday the Centre is open from 9:00 am to 16:00 pm. On Friday  from 9:00 to 15:00 pm.

During half term holidays, the Centre is open from 9am to 2pm.
For an appointment at times other than the above, contact the Centre at  or ring 0207 9089386/ 0207 9089388.

Services: Information and support for educational institutions and teachers of Spanish in the UK. Materials lending.

Borrowing materials:
The catalogue of the Centre includes more than 7.000 books and magazines. We have also a database of CDs and DVDs related to Spanish culture, geography, films, and materials for the teaching of Spanish to youngsters and adults.
All these materials are available to the teachers of Spanish in the UK and can be accessed directly or borrowed from:  

Books and magazines:
Generalidades: biblioteconomía, enciclopedias, diccionarios monolingües y bilingües, periodismo, etc.
Filosofía, feminismo, psicología.
Ciencias sociales. Economía derecho.
Educación y enseñanza.
Adquisición y enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras.
Arte y deporte.
Matemáticas. Ciencias naturales.
Lingüística, lenguas y literatura. Poesía, teatro, novela,...
Lecturas juveniles e infantiles.
Geografía de España y de las CCAA. Biografías. Historia de España y de las CCAA. Historia y cultura de América latina.
Libros de texto de ELE para educación secundaria y adultos.
Libros de texto de ELE para Primaria.

Audiovisual materials:
DVDs  (Updated Feb 2013)

Loan conditions:
• Materials can be borrowed for a maximum period of 30 days which can be renewed by contacting the Centre.
• When requesting materials to be sent by post £ 3 must be sent per ítem (max. 2 items) to cover postage costs.
• Materials cannot be sent to countries other than the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

Contact: Concha Julián
Tel.: +44 (0)2079089386.
Email :
Address: 20, Peel Street. London W8 7PD


Resource Centre at the Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh

The Resource Centre of the Consejería de Educación in Edinburgh offers an information and support service for educational institutions and teachers of Spanish in Scotland.

: Consulate General of Spain in Edinburgh, 3rd floor. 63 North Castle Street. Edinburgh.EH2 3LJ.

Visiting hours
: The Resource Centre is open Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm and Wednesday from 3 pm to 7 pm. Visits can be made by appointment via e-mail:  or telephone: 0131 220 0624.


The Resource Centre offers a catalogue of nearly 2500 items, specialising in materials for the teaching of Spanish as a Second or Other Language, Spanish culture and literature and audiovisual material.

Materials on loan can only be borrowed by members. For registration as a new member, please complete and send us the following document.

Materials are on loan for 14 days. This period can be renewed for another 14 days if the material has not been requested by another user. Please complete the following renewal application form and send it to us before the original return date expires.

Loan requests by post: Members can make use of this service if they live outside the city of Edinburgh. Please be advised that this service incurs a charge of two pounds in stamps per item (maximum two items) for shipping costs.

El cajón de recursos/ Spanish Resource Box

This long term loan scheme seeks to bring updated materials closer to students and teachers. Schools need to become members of the Resource Centre in order to join the scheme. For further information please refer to the following document.

Documents at the Resource Centre

- Reference: Encyclopedias and dictionaries. Periodicals, etc.
- ELE Textbooks for Primary Education.
- ELE Textbooks for Secondary Education.
- ELE Textbooks for Adults.
- ELE Textbooks for Specific Purposes.
- Language Acquisition and Learning.
- Linguistics, Languages and Literature.
- Books for children and young people.
- Social Sciences, Law, .Education and Teaching.
- Geography of Spain, History of Spain, Geographical and historical description of an area .
-Media Library: Films in Spanish.

: Xabier San Isidro.

Telephone: +44 0131 220 0624


Address: 63 North Castle Street. Edinburgh EH2 3LJ

Resource Centre of the Consejería de Educación in Manchester

Location: Instituto Cervantes in Manchester

Visiting hours: de 9.00 am to 17.30 pm Monday to Friday.

Services : Information and support for educational institutions and teachers of Spanish. Materials lending.

Borrowing books: Send an email to

Contact: Carmen Santos Maldonado

Phone number: +44 01616614211

Email address:

Address: 326-330 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4FN



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