Minister for Finances and Public Administration Cabinet (Office)

José Moya Otero

José Moya Otero

José Moya Otero, born in Cordoba on 6th May 1957, has been a Doctor of Education Sciences at the University of Malaga since 1993. Previously, he obtained a Diploma in Basic General Education from the University of Cordoba and Degrees in Philosophy and Educational Sciences, both from the UNED.


During his teaching career, he has worked as a lecturer in Research Methods and Diagnosis in Education in the Department of Education at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Likewise, José Moya Otero has directed numerous projects for the evaluation of social and educational programmes in the Canary Islands and Spain. These include the evaluation of several editions of the European EQUAL Programme for the Canary Islands and a research project aimed at creating a code of ethics for teachers in the Canary Islands, financed by the Canary Islands School Board.

I have worked as an expert for the Ministry of Education in the coordination of the COM.BAS Project (within the Inter-territorial Cooperation Programme for the development of basic competences). He has directed the Canary Islands Institute of Evaluation and Quality, from 2011 to 2013. He has assumed responsibility for the Directorate General for Vocational Training and Adult Education, from 20111 to 2015 and has directed the Canarian Agency for Research, Innovation and the Information Society (ACIISI).

His publications include:

•Luengo, F. y Moya, J. (2008) Escuela, familia y comunidad. Claves para la acción. Madrid, Wolters Kluwer.

•Moya, J. (2008) Las competencias básicas como eje de la educación para la ciudadanía en Marrero, J, y González, A. (coord.) (2008) Educación, convivencia y ciudadanía en la cultura global. Madrid, Wolters Kluwer.

•Moya, J. Luengo, F. (2011) Teoría y práctica de las competencias básicas. Barcelona, Editorial Graó.

•Moya, J. (2014) La ideología del esfuerzo. Madrid, Los libros de la Catarata

•Moya, J. (2015) La educación como derecho. Bases para un consenso razonable. Madrid, editorial La Muralla S.A.

•Moya, J. y Luengo, F. (2017) Mejoras educativas en España. Madrid: Editorial Anaya

•Moya, J. y Luengo, F. (2019) Capacidad profesional docente. Madrid: Editorial Anaya

•Manso, J. y Moya, J. (2019) Profesión y profesionalidad docente. Madrid: ANELE