Xunta de Galicia

The Xunta de Galicia has the responsibility for educational provision in Galicia, is responsible for educational standards and the training and development of the schools. As part of the role, the organisation works with schools and school staff on the implementation of regional initiatives to meet school improvement priorities and to share in and support innovation in teaching, learning and school leadership.

Its general scope of action includes the education authority at a regional level, including the design of education programmes and plans for all the Galician Community Region, with more than 1500 school institutions in all the four Galician provinces. It represents the higher decision making institution of the Galician Parliament in regard to the education sphere at all levels: primary schools, secondary, tertiary and VET institutions.