School of Education

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO CHANGE? You probably dream of a future full of creative, empathetic and entrepreneurial people, with strong values and who are involved in global sustainability. Only one thing will ensure this: Education. We offer you the best education, so that you educate the best people for the world.

By studying at Camilo José Cela University, you will be part of the one-hundred-year-old SEK Education Group renowned for its values and innovative learning methodologies and programmes. You will learn about ten SEK International Schools and as part of our “Teaching Campus” scheme you will be able to implement activities designed together with your teachers, obtaining meaningful and real learning. According to the Forbes 2021 list, our SEK-El Castillo and SEK-Ciudalcampo schools are the best private schools in Spain.

To attain an all-round vision of education our School offers you exchanges with prestigious foreign universities, the option of doing at an International Week, to get to know educational and cultural ecosystems in European, Asian or American countries and the opportunity to complete your studies at prestigious universities around the world through Erasmus and / or bilateral agreements, including at Finnish universities, which are leading global education standards. In addition, you will be able to access the Study Abroad scheme, to spend a week at an American university and meet students your age and with whom you share interests and come into contact with American professors and teaching degrees.

Don’t dream of the future, build it. We offer you over a century of experience.

Carmen Sánchez Ovcharov

Carmen Sánchez Ovcharov

Dean of the School of Education

The School of Education, in line with the UCJC’s strategic axes, bases its activity on four axes of educational action:

Entrepreneurship and innovation of schools:

Do you want to innovate? The School of Education is pioneer in placing at your disposal the SEK Lab accelerator, leader in Spain, where you can launch your project or collaborate with the most innovative education businesses.

Digitization and virtualization of the teaching-learning:

Are you interested in digital? The School of Education is leading at the forefront of education through its Extended Teaching-Learning Model. You will learn and work with different educational technology to be a future professional.

Education for social impact and human development:

Do you like helping others? The School of Education takes part in several social and educational initiatives and projects, as well education focussed on diversity, emotional intelligence and talented and gifted students.

Education in and for well-being: Are you looking for physical and mental balance?

At the School of Education, we consider transformation that prioritises self-fulfilment based on self-awareness, mental equilibrium and self-care is essential. Therefore, you will learn both personal and professional personal transformation skills.

Degree Studies at the School of Education

UCJC education luncheons

University Camilo José Cela hosts, at its Almagro building, the UCJC Luncheons in Education in collaboration with the newspaper ‘Magisterio’. A series of events in which top experts in the field of education discuss new trends in education.

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Information on Practical Teacher Training

For all schools

Schools in the Madrid Region

Applications to the Madrid Regional Ministry will remain open and therefore operational:

More information UCJC Practicum Department

School of Education
University Camilo José Cela
Tel.: 91 815 31 31 Ext.: 16261 – 16260
Office hours from 9 am to 5:30 pm.


Until when can I request a teacher training place at schools?
You have until 4 October to fill out the Practicum Form.

Can I have my teacher training validated? (Validations)
To find out if you are eligible for your teacher training to be validated, you should address your enquiry to the following email address:, or consult its information on validation of studies.

Where can I do my teacher training?
All degree students may carry out their teacher training at any school in Spain teaching the second stage of Early Childhood Education, Primary Education and Special Education.

Master’s degree students will be able to carry out teacher training at schools teaching Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Vocational Training and Official Language Teaching Schools.

Can I do my teacher training at the school where I work?
No, in no case. As stipulated in the order that regulates teacher training, student teachers may not carry out teacher training at the school where they have a prior working relationship, nor if there is a first and second degree family relationship between the student and the tutor.

Can I do my teacher training at a nursery school?
No. Students of the Degree in Early Childhood Education have to do their teacher training in preschool, from 3 to 6 years old.

Can I do my teacher training abroad?
No. The Spanish Ministry of Education requires that teacher training be carried out in schools that follow the Spanish educational curriculum.

Can I do my teacher training at a school that has afternoon lessons?
The university can provide you with a list of schools in the Madrid Region where you can do your teacher training. However, if you have a specific timetable or location, we recommend that you personally look for the school since we cannot assure you that schools with afternoon lessons will appear in said offer.

What is university email and what do I need it for?
Your university email address reaches your personal email when enrolment is effective (check your SPAM folder). All official notifications, as well as access to the PRANET, METANET and QNET tools, will be sent to the university email (example:


When can I do my teacher training?
Teacher training must be agreed with your school and can be done throughout the academic year, from the moment it has been assigned or the agreement with your school has been signed (from November) and ending before 3 June.

What teacher training do I have to do?
If you do not know the teacher training for which you have enrolled, consult your validation report or enrolment for this academic year.

Can I do two teacher training periods in one academic year?
Yes. The requirement is that all the hours of teacher training you have opted to do are completed.

Can I do my teacher training in two different schools?
Each teacher training period must be carried out entirely at a single school. If you are going to do more than one teacher training period, they can be done in different schools.

Do all the teacher training hours have to be lessons?
All the time spent at the school counts as an hour of teacher training, whether this time is distributed during lesson hours in the classroom, in meetings, tutorials, or preparation of material.

Can I supplement teacher training hours with extracurricular classes?
No. Teacher training hours must be covered during school hours.

Can I leave teacher training for the following academic year?
If you are going to present the end-of-degree dissertation (TFG) or end-of-master’s dissertation (TFM), you have to do the teacher training this academic year. Dissertations cannot be submitted without having finished your teacher training.


How will my teacher training be evaluated?
At the end of your teacher training, your school tutor will assess you, giving you a numerical mark. In addition, you must deliver the Practicum Report to your academic tutor on the dates indicated by them (around mid-May).

Who will tutor my teacher training from the university?
Once assigned we will inform you of your academic tutor via email. They will be in charge of assessing your Report and guiding you during the teacher training period.

When will my teacher training be evaluated?
Your teacher training will be assessed at the end of the academic year. Your mark will be a combination of the assessment of the teacher training report and the evaluation of the school where you did your teacher training.

Furthermore information


DeanCarmen Sánchez Ovcharov
Academic SecretaryÁlvaro Moraleda Ruano
Quality CoordinatorPresentación Ángeles Caballero García
Student CoordinatorMaría Begoña Planells Hernani



Chair for Social Development

Our goal is to generate awareness, training and participation strategies for the promotion of Development and Social Welfare.

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Faced with the dizzying speed of changes in today’s society, education must be one of the drivers that provides answers to the challenges of these new times. This chair intends to face this new panorama from an academic perspective, by defining and implementing efficient educational policies.