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Conditions of Diploma

Conditions of diploma level for MEEF (Careers in Teaching, Education and Training) Master’s Degrees in primary education, secondary education and educational supervising.

The MEEF Master’s Degrees in primary education and in educational supervising are open to all persons with a level 6 diploma (former level II, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent), whatever their study field. MEEF Master’s Degrees in secondary education may require special bachelor’s degrees in order to answer the prerequisites for an admission in first year (M1).

For applications for the Master’s Degree in Training Practices and Engineering (PIF), visit the following link:
And fill out the Master PIF form.


It is possible, if the conditions of access are not fulfilled, to apply for an Accreditation of Personal and Professional Learning (VAPP), provided that you can prove a professional, personal or volunteer significant experience in the educational field concerned. This application will be submitted to the educational commission for approval. 

This VAPP file can be delivered on demand by the SEFCO and is available from 13 April 2022 pour Master’s degrees in primary education and in educational supervising. 


Applications for MEEF Masters in primary education and educational supervising will be open between 13 April and 12 May 2022 for the university year 2022-2023, via the INSPE CVL website. 

Application dates for MEEF Masters in secondary education are variable depending on their fields of study, please see the calendar of applications in MEEF secondary education for more information. 

Applications for the MEEF PIF Master’s degree will be open from 21 February to 25 March and from 9 May to 13 June 2022. 


Pre-registrations are mandatory to integrate one of the 6 training sites of the Orléans-Tours educational authority. 

The admission process and the required documents for pre-registrations are available on the INSPE’s website.

Please note that there will be no appeal against the allocation of assignments at INSPE's academic sites.


Competitive Exams

The registration to the competitive exams is independent from the registration to the INSPE Centre-Val de Loire training courses. 
Applicants who meet the conditions to take the recruitment competitive exams for primary school teachers, senior school administrators (CPE), or secondary school teachers will have to register online on the Ministry of Education’s server on the following website:

Derogatory measures for competitive exams:
Parents of 3 children and/or high-level sportsmen and women registered on the Ministry's lists are exempted from the Master's degree requirement to register for the competitive exams.

However, owning a Bachelor’s degree, specific or not, or an equivalent is mandatory to register in a MEEF training course. 

Information on the 3rd competitive exam:
The 3rd competitive exam is open to all people with at least 5 years of professional experience in the private sector (see access additional conditions on the following website:


An email with the procedure and the registration or re-registration file will be sent to all people who contacted us. Depending on the study of the files of the continuing education trainees, registrations are likely to take place from July to October.

Continuing education trainees are not concerned with the CVEC payment.

The RSE (special student regulations) is applicable only for students in formal education since people in apprenticeship, in a resumption of studies or in continuing education benefit from special regulations.