MASTER’S DEGREE IN PRESCHOOL AND PRIMARY EDUCATION
Order no. 9329, 17 August 2015
Accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education

COORDINATION

 

Ricardo Machado, PhD
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Information Request

SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED

In accordance with Decree-Law No. 43/2007, of February 22, the Qualification Master's Degree for Teaching is an essential training stage for obtaining professional qualification, namely for teaching in early childhood education.

It is intended with this training that the future 'Master's Degree in Preschool Education' graduate: develops fundamental skills for intervention in educational contexts at the level of preschool education and 1stcycle of basic education; develops skills oriented towards the analysis of complex educational situations and towards research in education; promotes the construction of these fundamental competences in a strong conjunction between theory and practice, in a professional perspective; promotes the development of means of reflection, responsibility, specialization (expertise) and professional ethics within the scope of the teaching practice; develops skills within the scope of active participation in school institutions, namely with regard to school management.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

The Master's Degree in Preschool Education and Teaching of the1st Cycle of Basic Education seeks to accomplish the following goals: to know the teaching-learning processes and the various contexts in which they are developed; apply knowledge within the scope of child development in the various educational contexts; apply knowledge in planning and assessing the pedagogical practice; to mobilize knowledge in the field of design and management of educational projects and apply it in the institutions where they develop its practice; to mobilize knowledge and skills to promote the development of children and students in terms of oral and written language, knowledge of the world, expressions and mathematical language; create learning situations that encourage observation, exploration and manipulation of different materials according to children's and students' interests, and respecting curriculum integration; to develop several methodologies taking into account the contents worked on, the characteristics of the group and the interests and needs of the children and students; plan and intervene intentionally taking into account the general development of children. in strong conjunction with theoretical knowledge.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Basic Education Bachelors
 

MAIN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

+ Preschool Education and1st Cycle Teaching

PARTNER ENTITIES

Public and private educational institutions that teach preschool education and teaching of the 1st cycle of basic education, which collaborate in the professional and personal development of students, during supervised teaching practice.

 

QUALIFICATION TITLE

Master's Degree in Preschool Education and Teaching of the 1st Cycle of Basic Education

 

SCHEDULE

Daytime and Nighttime

 

STUDY PROGRAM

  • 1st YEAR
  • 2nd YEAR

Course's total duration

2 years (4 Semesters; 120 ECTS total)
 

EQUIPMENT AND TEACHING MATERIAL

Study room, artistic expression room (equipped with a multimedia system and other proper equipment), music room (equipped with a multimedia system and musical instruments, including 1 piano and sheet music with stand)

ACCREDITATIONS AND DIPLOMA RECOGNITION

+ Accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (Order No. 9329/2015, of August 17)
+ Order No. 9329/2015 of Diário da República – No. 159 – August 17, 2015

 
STUDY PLAN 2020/2021

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