Secondary reform, recruitment and training: what the new procedure will be like

Recruitment reform I formation for secondary schoolthe Parliament has turned into law the Decree no. 36/2022: the new law that also contains the school reform has been published in the Official Gazette. Flc-Cgilin an information note, he has summarized the most important aspects.

Reform of recruitment and secondary education

He new contracting system is articulated through an enabling path of initial training from 60 CFU / CFA, a competition held at regional or interregional level with written and oral tests and assessment of grades and probationary period in service of one year duration with final test and conclusive evaluation.

Enabling paths

EL enabling paths they will be structured through 60 CFU / CFA, of which 20 of practices and 10 of Pedagogy. Details will be defined in the DPCM to be issued this July. The CFU / CFA will be additional to those of the degree. The 24 ECTS may be recognized, without prejudice to the obligation to carry out at least 10 ECTS / CFA of direct internships.

Access can be made after obtaining the degrees that give access to teaching (master’s degree or diploma of AFAM II level for teachers and AFAM degree or diploma for ITP), or during attendance at courses that allow the obtaining of the same titles. In any case, the qualification test can be accessed after obtaining the degree of access to teaching.

In the first three cycles of the enabling paths there will be an rreservation of places (still to be quantified) for teachers who have a valid contract in the corresponding competition class at a state, peer and vocational school.

Regarding the final test of the qualification course there is a written test, consisting of a critical analysis of school practices, and a simulated lesson.

The courses will be taught with conventional methods and with compulsory attendance: only 20% of the activities, with the exception of internships and laboratories, will be able to provide telematic methods. Each CFU / CFA internship corresponds to 12 hours in class.

The costs, as we already know, will be borne by the participants: the DPCM to be published before July 2022 will define the maximum costs of tuition in university and academic studies as well as for the realization of the final tests.

Qualification of teachers specialized in support or graduate in another degree / competition class

EL support teachers o qualified in another grade / class of the competition they will be able to obtain the qualification by means of a course of 30 CFU / CFA of which 20 CFU / CFA of methodologies and educational technologies applied to the disciplines and 10 CFU / CFA of direct practices. Charges will always be borne by the participants.


and Cin ordinary courses for recruitment will be fully operational from 1 January 2025 (annually). You will be able to access if you have an access authorization plus authorization. There are 3 repeal procedures:

1) Access with 3 years of servicesor in public school, in the previous five years, of which 1 in the competition class. The winners of the competition will do a training of 30 CFU / CFA (and not 60 required), after signing an annual replacement contract and before being subjected to the annual probationary period in service which, if exceeded, determines actual entry into office. .

2) Access with 30 CFU provided that part of the credits are practical, a measure valid until 31 December 2024. The winners of the competition will sign an annual contract and, subsequently, must take the initial university and academic training course, before completing the year of test. and possible entry into service.

3) Access with 24 credits: until 31 December 2024, those who have obtained 24 CFU / CFA on 31 October 2022 can also participate.

Realization of the next competitions

There written test of upcoming competitions it will consist of open-ended questions that will focus on the discipline and methodologies and techniques of teaching, computer science and the English language. The pre-selection test can be scheduled until December 31, 2024.

There oral examination it will have to verify the disciplinary knowledge, the didactic abilities and the teaching capacity also by means of a specific test.

A place reservation is foreseen for those who participate with 3 years of service: it will be equal to 30% and valid for those who have done in public centers at least 3 years in the previous 10. The reservation is valid for competition classes or types of places for which the candidate has completed a service of at least 1 school year. Classified winners of the contest will have preference over unclassified winners.


With the specialization you can access the competition for support sites. With regard to access to specialization courses in support, until 31 December 2024 (therefore from the eighth cycle of TFA support, because the VII has already left), in the specialization courses there will be a quota of places reserved for precarious and permanent teachers who have completed at least three years of service in the last five in support places in public centers, peer schools and the IEFP. courses and who are in possession of the license. (The fee must be quantified).

Until 31 December 2025, in the event of exhaustion of the competition rankings and alternatively in the quick call, a specific competition procedure may be initiated for the support positions, of which Ministry of Education will define the characteristics. The rankings of this procedure are integrated every 2 years and those included in it update the score.

Trial and training period

He trial period has a duration of one year: to pass it, the candidate must complete at least 180 days of service and 120 days of teaching activities. A final test and evaluation by the director is planned, after consultation with the evaluation committee. In case of not passing the final test or negative evaluation there is a second test period, non-renewable.

Passed the final test and the positive final evaluation, the teaching staff will be annulled of any other ranking, by merits, institute or exhaustion, in which it is enrolled and confirmed in the position in the same center where it has carried out the period. test. The teacher is required to remain in the same center, type of place and competition class for three years, including the probationary period. For unqualified subjects, the period required to complete the qualifying training is added. Exceptions are made except in cases of supernumerary or dismissal or application of art. 33, c. 5 or 6, of Law 104/1992, for events that occurred after the submission of applications for participation in the competition.

In any case, teachers may submit an application for assignment and temporary use within the province to which they belong and may accept the assignment of substitute teaching for the entire school year for another modality or class of competition to which it corresponds.

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