To qualify professionals through the development of skills for carrying out activities in: management in organizations of the Educational administration sector (at central, regional or local level); school management; and the management of educational organizations, whether they are inserted in the formal educational system or not.
To provide advanced training to teachers and other educational professionals regarding the problem of integrating and using digital technologies in education and training, developing skill both related with intervention and development, and with a critical reflection on the use of digital technologies in education.
To qualify education professionals, namely those linked to the school system, who are interested in updating their knowledge and in developing skills that allow them to respond appropriately and efficiently with innovative practices to the new challenges they face.
To provide theoretical and methodological tools to develop internship projects, intervention projects and research projects within adult education, namely in the fields of community intervention, socio-cultural recreation, adult literacy, trainers training, recognition of prior learning and management, organization and funding of training.
To ensure that all candidates receive a solid training that allows them to substantiate the conception and development of a broad range of research works and studies in the field of Evaluation, articulating theoretical education with the practical accomplishment of projects and research studies in a diversity of applied areas. The course is offered in b-learning.
To deepen knowledge and to develop capacities in Mathematics Education (in all cycles of basic, secondary and higher education) to promote the improvement of trainees’ professional practice and of providing the development of skills to research and carry out intervention projects in Mathematics education. The course in offered in b-learning.
To develop and to deepen knowledge and capacities in the field of Science Education (Biology, Geology, Physics, Chemistry and Science in Basic Education), to improve the professional practice and the acquisition of competences regarding research in education and the accomplishment of projects.
To develop and deepen knowledge and competences in the field of Supervision and Mentoring for Professional Practice with the double purpose of promoting the improvement of trainees’ professional practice and the acquisition of competences in terms of research and project accomplishment.
History of Education
To promote a critical reflection about some of the main educational themes and problems regarded from a historical perspective, thus seeking to foster recognition of the complexity that characterises these phenomena and to highlight the changes and constancies in the manner of looking at and solving them.
To contribute to the training of professionals working in education and training, in different contexts such as school education, health education, family education, community education, providing the development of skills for educational intervention, in an intercultural perspective.
Personal and Social Education
To prepare for a qualified intervention in the class and in the school, particularly in the context of education for human rights and democratic conviviality, ecological education, consumer education, family education, sex education, health education, prevention of risk behaviours and participation in different institutions.