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Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training

The National Institute of Technology and Professional Development (INTEF) at the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MEFP) is the responsible public authority for teachers’ professional development in Spain within the Ministry of Education. It works in partnership with all professional development units in the 17 autonomous regions and also in cooperation with non-profit, governmental or private corporations that provide PD courses state-wide and internationally. It is in charge of delivering in-service PD courses either face-to-face and online. Furthermore, it organizes and participates in educational meetings and conferences regularly. It provides open access resources to educators at all levels and in all curricular areas. Besides, it promotes professional networking and educational exchanges through scholarships, social media, web portals and online communities.