Royal Decree 789/2015, Of 4 September, That Regulates The Structure And Functioning Of The Centre For Innovation And The Development Of Distance Education.

Original Language Title: Real Decreto 789/2015, de 4 de septiembre, por el que se regula la estructura y funcionamiento del Centro para la Innovación y el Desarrollo de la Educación a Distancia.

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The Royal Decree 1180 / 1992, on 2 October, which created the Center for innovation and development of education (CIDEAD), establishes that CIDEAD will depend on the Secretary of the State of education through the Directorate General for formal professional training and educational promotion, within the Subdirectorate-General for lifelong learning, and sets targets for the Centre within the territorial scope of management corresponding to the extinct Ministry of education and Science.

The second additional provision forty of the organic law 2/2006 of 3 may, of education, introduced by organic law 8/2013, December 9, for the improvement of the quality of education, establishes CIDEAD taught learning throughout the national territory and that the Government be established, without prejudice to the principles set out in this law , a specific regulation of CIDEAD; It is a novelty regarding the Royal Decree 1180 / 1992 of October 2, which in its first article setting the development of its objectives exclusively within the territorial scope of management of the Ministry of education and science.

Advances in technology are producing radical changes in education and the editing environment. He learning digital and the current trends in the creation of resources educational open offer new opportunities of improve it quality, the universalization and the equity of it training. The technologies of information and communication technology (ICT) open up unprecedented possibilities to develop educational procedures beyond traditional boundaries and formats.

As is collects in the exhibition of motives of the law organic 8 / 2013, of 9 of December, them ICT constitute a field in which there is that perform a special emphasis according the transformation of the system educational. The educational use of ICT has been a fundamental element in the work carried out by CIDEAD along its more than twenty years of existence, and has helped highlight that distance education is an instrument of great efficiency to respond to the most diverse training needs of formal and informal teaching collective citizens , because that facilitates their access to education through flexible training pathways, through the use of digital systems of learning and open educational resources. All of this in accordance with the principles of universal accessibility and design marked by incessant changes in technology and technical and training possibilities.

In this context, through distance education, CIDEAD provides educational elementary and secondary care adult Spanish citizens abroad and those who, still residing in the national territory, they are unable to receive education through the ordinary regime.

The specific characteristics of this form of education has allowed the reinstatement to the educational system of adult persons that due to different circumstances require a different study rhythm, prolonging their stay in the field of education and helping them to obtain, among others, the title of graduated in obligatory secondary education and Bachelor. In this way, it contributes to the personal development and social integration advocated by the organic law 8/2013, 9 December.

In the field of the teaching of languages to distance, CIDEAD favors them studies and performs proposed technical necessary for the elaboration of measures of management academic and it fitness of them curricula that enable it teaching of such teachings in the mode of distance. Program That completo English!, has 20 years of existence, constitutes a benchmark model of language teaching to distance. Based on this experience, is expected implement programs similar that expand the offer educational to others languages with great demand social, following them recommendations of the Union European that considers the promotion of the multilingualism as an objective indispensable for the construction of a project European.

CIDEAD assumes other initiatives of learning not regulated through open training programs via the Internet. Between these initiatives will boost classroom Mentor, system of training for people adult of the Ministry of education, culture and sport that is developed in collaboration with communities autonomous and entities local, that is designed for it improves of them functions personal and professional of the population adult and in line with their expectations vital.

Production and distribution, digital and online, specific teaching materials for teaching distance and adults, has been a constant in CIDEAD which offers to the own students at distance and the other centers on educational, domestic and foreign. These resources teaching, made starting from the philosophy of the self-learning, are self-sufficient and adapted to the development curriculum of the different teachings.

The trajectory described of CIDEAD, its contribution to the universalization of education with criteria of fairness, quality and compliance with provisions of the forty second additional provision of the organic law 8/2013, December 9, require a new regulation from the Centre for innovation and the development of distance education.

The Commission for the reform of public administrations - CORA - constituted in October of 2012 by the Government, in Council of Ministers of 21 June 2013 presented its report, including a series of specific measures of reform to eliminate burdens, duplication, streamline the management structure and ensure a more efficient public sector at the service of citizens.

Such measures include the rationalize the actions of distance education in the Center for innovation and development of education (CIDEAD). In the context of this measure, and in forecast of it established in the law organic 8 / 2013, of 9 of December, on the teaching of teaching to distance in all the territory national, is makes necessary the approval of this real Decree.

This Royal Decree is issued on the basis of article 149.1.30. ª of the Spanish Constitution, which the State given the powers for the regulation of the conditions for obtaining, issuing and approval of the academic and professional titles and basic standards for the development of article 27 of the Spanish Constitution, in order to ensure the fulfilment of the obligations of the public authorities in this matter.

As a result, a proposal by the Minister of education, culture and sport, prior approval of the Minister of finance and public administration, in accordance with the Council of State and after deliberation by the Council of Ministers at its meeting of September 4, 2015, HAVE: article 1. Purpose and scope of the Royal Decree.

1. subject to this Royal Decree is to regulate the structure and operation of the Centre for innovation and development of distance learning (in later CIDEAD).

CIDEAD, which does not have its own legal personality, is attached to the Ministry of education, culture and sport through the Subdirectorate General of learning throughout the life of the General direction of vocational training.

2 corresponds to CIDEAD educational attention to distance throughout the national territory and educational attention to distance to Spanish citizens who reside abroad, with the exception of the activity, within the scope of high-level sport and the regulation of the State Federated sport, by the State-owned centers that offer sports teachings of higher-level distance throughout the national territory , according to the available additional forty third of it law organic 2 / 2006, of 3 de mayo, of education.

Article 2. Functions of CIDEAD.

(1.CIDEAD will develop the following functions: a) teaching educational at distance from the teachings offered by the Spanish educational system contained in article 3.2 of the organic law 2/2006 of 3 may, with the exception of university education, sports teaching and early childhood education.

(b) the teaching of languages to distance, promoting plurilingualism.

(c) the detection and analysis of the education and training needs of the various groups and the development of a range of teaching distance according to these needs.

(d) the development of the necessary technical proposals for the adaptation of curricula and the development of academic planning measures enabling the teachings to distance teaching.

(e) the design, development and management of the editing, production and distribution of didactic means enabling the teachings to distance teaching.

(f) the exploration of new forms of take advantage of the potential of them technologies of the information and the communication for extend the offer of teachings to distance to new formats and improve the quality, accessibility and equity of it education and it training.

(g) the innovation models and methodologies of online education and the development of appropriate technologies for their implementation in virtual environments.

(h) the initial and continuous teacher training of distance education in the fundamentals and techniques of this modality.

(i) collaboration with centres and institutions of education at distance from the autonomous communities.


(j) many other functions in the field of distance education are assigned by the Ministry of education, culture and sport.

2. the Ministry of education, culture and Sport shall be established in each school year, a proposal from CIDEAD, the workplan to be developed by the Center.

Article 3. CIDEAD direction.

At the forefront of CIDEAD will have a Director who shall be appointed by the titular person of the Secretary of State for education, vocational training and universities, between personal educational bodies official aimed during the Secretary of State through any form of provision of jobs, that meets the requirements and conditions established by the regulations to exercise the direction of public schools.

Article 4. Functions of the address of CIDEAD.

They correspond to CIDEAD Director the following functions: to) officially represent CIDEAD.

(b) exercise the management and coordination of the services of CIDEAD.

(c) lead the integrated Center of teachings regulated distance, which can perform all functions that the applicable legislation attributes to the directors of educational institutions.

(d) meet directly and channelled many provisions by the Ministry of education, culture and sport have met and seen by CIDEAD.

(e) raise many reports, studies and proposals, relating to distance education, you are requested by the Ministry of education, culture and sport in the field of its competences.

(f) report periodically to the titular person of the General Directorate of vocational training, through the subdirectorate-general for learning throughout life, the development of activities of CIDEAD.

(g) promote the development and execution of few measures are necessary to reach the objectives assigned to CIDEAD.

Article 5. Center integrated of teachings ruled to distance.

1 CIDEAD will feature a center integrated teachings regulated distance, without legal personality, integrated CIDEAD, to teaching in the mode of distance of the teachings which offers the Spanish educational system contained in article 3.2 of the organic law 2/2006 of 3 may, with the exception of university education, sports teaching and early childhood education. Por_tanto, CIDEAD can impart the following teachings of the Spanish educational system: to) primary education.

(b) compulsory secondary education.

(c) high school.

(d) vocational training.

(e) teaching of languages.

(f) art education.

(g) adult education.

2. the integrated Center of accredited courses to distance is a public school, whose structure and operation will adapt to regulated for educational institutions public law 2/2006 of 3 may, with the characteristics referred to in this article, and whose structure and human and material resources it shares with the CIDEAD.

3. the integrated Center of accredited courses to distance will count, as organ collegiate teaching centre, a Faculty of teachers, composed by staff at the Secretary of State for education, vocational training and universities that carry out the functions of teachers of the integrated Centre of teachings regulated distance.

4 el Centro Integrado de distance accredited courses will feature one-to-one organs: to) the director of the integrated Centre of accredited courses which will be the Director of CIDEAD.

(b) a Director of studies, who will be appointed by the titular person of the Secretary of State for education, vocational training and universities, between the staff in such a Secretary of State.

(c) a Secretary, who shall be appointed by the titular person of the Secretary of State for education, vocational training and universities, between the staff in such a Secretary of State.

One-person organs concerned may perform all functions related legislation attaches to such bodies in public schools.

Article 6. Other teachings.

Besides the lessons taught by the integrated Center of accredited courses to distance, CIDEAD may training the following: to) language distance programs.

b) classroom Mentor program.

(c) support to programmes and centres of the Spanish educational action abroad.

(d) any formative offer distance education whose teaching entrusted the Ministry of education, culture and sport.

Article 7. The teaching of languages to distance.

1 corresponds to CIDEAD propose and develop measures of academic planning and adaptation of curricula of language teaching to distance, following the guidelines laid down in the common European framework of reference for languages. These curricula have to adapt to the conditions and needs of the adult population and empowering students to the proper use of different languages.

2 CIDEAD will organize and coordinate the teams responsible for the development, monitoring and evaluation of media and teaching materials that have been used for educational care of students. You can also assist authorized public taught teachings of languages in the form of distance education.

Article 8. Program classroom Mentor.

Classroom Mentor is a program of the Ministry of education, culture and sport for the open, flexible training and distance through Internet, aimed at adults, whose formative offer materializes in a set of courses organized in training areas and designed to improve the personal and professional competencies of potential recipients in this form of education.

The Ministry of education, culture and sport will sign cooperation agreements and other legal instruments with the autonomous communities, local authorities and other organizations and institutions both national and international, to carry out joint actions in the context of the classroom Mentor program.

Article 9. The information and communication technologies.

The teachings of CIDEAD teaching will take place through a virtual learning environment, consisting of one or more educational platforms that will allow configurable communication between the members of the environment, collaborative work, shipping and evaluation of activities, self-correction of interactive activities, the monitoring of the activity of users and the use of effective evaluation mechanisms.

Article 10. Educational media.

CIDEAD will design, develop and manage the editing, production and distribution of the teaching means for the performances in distance education which develop, especially those that are geared to adult educational care; It will facilitate open modeling of teaching programming and educational materials that meet the different needs of students and teachers.

Article 11. Universal accessibility.

CIDEAD will ensure the conditions of universal accessibility in educational platforms that constitute the virtual environment of learning, as well as the processes, procedures, tools and educational resources, to ensure that students with disabilities have the same conditions and opportunities.

Sole repeal provision. Repeal legislation.

Repealed the Royal Decree 1180 / 1992, on 2 October, whereby the Centre is created for the innovation and development of distance education.

Available end first. Skill-related title.

This Royal Decree is issued on the basis of article 149.1.30. ª of the Spanish Constitution, which the State given the powers for the regulation of the conditions for obtaining, issuing and approval of the academic and professional titles and basic standards for the development of article 27 of the Spanish Constitution, in order to ensure the fulfilment of the obligations of the public authorities in this matter.

Second final provision. Development.

1 empowers the titular person of the Ministry of education, culture and sport to dictate how many provisions require the application of the provisions of this Royal Decree.

2. by order of the titular person of the Ministry of education, culture and sport will establish the regime of operation of the classroom Mentor program, which will include among other things the procedure for the determination of courses, selection and regime of teachers and the system of access and admission to the courses.

Third final provision. Entry into force.

This Royal Decree shall enter into force the day following its publication in the "Official Gazette".

Given in Madrid, on September 4, 2015.

PHILIP R.

The Minister of education, culture and sport, IÑIGO MÉNDEZ DE VIGO and MONTOJO