Master in Pre-school Education and Primary School Teaching

Open Applications 2019/2020

Course presentation

This cycle of studies is predominantly professionalizing, has as its main objective to qualify for teaching in the area of «Childhood Educator and Teacher of the 1st Cycle of Basic Education» ( see Decree-Law Nº 43/2007 of 22 February and Decree-Law Nº 79/2014 of 14May); to deepen scientific, didactical, pedagogical knowledge related with early childhood and primary education; to consolidate skills in planning, assessment, reflection, and critical analysis adequate to diversified educational contexts; to develop practices of learning environment management using differentiated pedagogy strategies; to develop life long research, intervention and learning capacities. It seeks to develop theoretical and operational competences that allow to have a reflection and intervention that are adequate for diversified educational contexts, more specifically early childhood and 1st cycle of BE as a complementary training to the undergraduate degree in Basic Education.

Curricular plan

CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
6915201Teaching Practice in Childhood Education – Kindergarten1st Semester10
6915202Didactics of Childhood Education – Kindergarten1st Semester10
Complements of Artistic Expressions1st Semester4
Psychology of Education 1st Semester2
Organization of Teaching and Educational Contexts1st Semester4
Teaching Practice in Childhood Education – Kindergarten2nd Semester12
Didactics of Childhood Education – Kindergarten2nd Semester10
Educational Multiculturalism and Diversity2nd Semester2
Research in Education2nd Semester2
Fisiologia Animal2nd Semester41st Year
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
Teaching Practice in the 1st Cycle of Basic Education I1st Semester14
Didactics of the 1st Cycle of Basic Education I1st Semester8
Mathematics and Problem Solving1st Semester4
Literary Education1st Semester4
Teaching Practice in the 1st Cycle of Basic Education II2nd Semester14
Didactics of the 1st Cycle of Basic Education II2nd Semester8
Study of the Social Environment2nd Semester4
Elective2nd Semester42nd Year

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