Technically all EU member states should honour another EU qualification as being acceptable in place of the other member state's equivalent. I don't know if this would be of any interest to the OP, but I seem to remember that some parts of Spain, (Madrid at least) foreign trained teachers are being accepted without opposiciones into its schools to teach languages.It might be worth looking at at least until the paperwork is sorted. You only need co-validation for a professional role e.g.My UK degree was accepted without any trouble And I dont think anyone has said that Spanish universities are better than UK universities. You only need co-validation for a professional role e.g.So they are assuring a level playing field for everyone You can work for a private company in Spain with UK qualification with no problems. And of course, the fees are much cheaper The fees may be cheaper, but in the UK if you don´t earn over a certain amount, you don´t have to pay the student loan back, and even then it is not paid back in anyway that would give hardship.Despite completing everything necessary in order to be a teacher, things are very difficult to get started in a public school. BE is a very large expat website, so if you have problems finding your way around we have concierges who will try to direct you.You need a CAP to teach in secondary schools, I find it frustrating even though I have the qualification in England, I have to start all over again and pay 1500-2000 euros to do the Masters. The moderators for the Spanish forums are Mitzyboy and Fred James, moderators are there to ensure that the site runs smoothly within the rules of BE.I see that you have started to post in the Spain forum and hopefully you will gain some answers there. George Bernard Shaw Be thankful for the difficult people in your life, for they have shown you exactly who you do not want to be.As your above post only really pertains to Spain I will move this one over for you to save you from repeating yourself. Rosemary __________________ Silence is the best reply to a fool. Hi Chickpea Your problem is so specific that I doubt anyone else has encountered it Spanish degrees actually are 5 years long rather than the 3 year UK ones, so often you must complete additional modules to get it validated.
Repayments kick in when a certain level of earnings are reached as with higher rates of tax. law, medicine or architecture or for a public service role where you must take oposiciones.I know a lot of people like to run down the British higher education system, but I'd like to see some hard evidence that Spanish degrees are actually harder than British degrees.Just because Spanish degrees take longer to complete doesn't mean they're actually more challenging intellectually.law, medicine or architecture or for a public service role where you must take oposiciones.So they are assuring a level playing field for everyone You can work for a private company in Spain with UK qualification with no problems. And of course, the fees are much cheaper No, I dont think so.