The Consejeria de Educación has no jurisdiction on the recognition and comparability of Spanish qualifications in the United Kingdom.
Those interested in obtaining a comparability statement in the United Kingdom should contact NARIC. They provide information about requirements and procedures.
• UK Naric
Directive 2005/36/CE on the recognition of professional qualifications states that any qualified practitioner to teach in an EU country is also entitled to this right in any of the member countries. In the UK it is essential to register and gain Qualified Teacher Status.
Qualified Teacher Status is granted in the UK by the institutions below. Information regarding requirements, documentation and procedures is available at
• The Teaching Agency (Department for Education in England)
• General Teaching Council for Wales
• General Teaching Council for Scotland
• General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland
Among other documentation, you will need to provide an Accreditation Statement of your professional qualifications issued by the Ministry of Education in Spain. Here you can download the application form for the recognition of Spanish professional qualifications covered by Directive 2005/36/EC. This form should be sent to SR. MINISTRO DE EDUCACIÓN Sub. Gral. de Títulos y Reconocimiento de Cualificaciones. Paseo del Prado, 28. 28071 - Madrid
Once you are in possession of this Accreditation Statement from the Ministry of Education in Spain, you will need to send it to your General Teaching Council usually accompanied by an English translation.
Further information on Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in the UK - England and Wales-.