Courses | Course

School: School of Education, Communication and Sport
Course: Preschool Education and Teaching the First Study Cycle
Degree: Master
Course code: 6915


ECTS: 120
Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)


Qualifications:
- Holders of an undergraduate degree in Basic Education;
- Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized as attesting to the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the statutory competent technical-scientific body;
- Holders of a foreign higher academic degree conferred by the 1st cycle of studies organised organized under the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this Process in the area of Basic Education;
- Holders of a foreign higher academic degree which is recognized as satisfying the objectives of the degree by the statutory competent technical-scientific body in the area of Basic Education.


Learning objectives:
- Qualify professionally for teaching in Pre-school Education and Teaching of the 1st study cycle;
- Develop research, intervention and lifelong learning skills autonomously;
- Develop reflective capacity on educational practices and management of educational environments.


Incoming profile:
- Candidates from Basic Education degree courses;
- The motivation for teaching;
- Communicative and relational capacity for the exercise of teaching functions;
- Sensitivity to act according to societal needs with attitudes of flexibility and self-training in the search for answers to educational challenges;
- Sensitivity to understand, respect and interact with different cultures.


Methodologies:
The proposal of teaching methodologies and didactics to the learning objectives of the curricular units is presented by the professors and checked by the elements of the scientific-pedagogical commission at the beginning of each semester. The scientific-technical council, when approving the programmes, also reflects on the referred adaptation of the methodologies in particular when it is necessary to make any changes. A strong concern that underlies this study plan is related to the development of skills in terms of research, understanding and problem solving so that the student knows and applies methods of acquisition, selection, analysis and interpretation of information to transmit it through various means with a high degree of autonomy and scientific rigour. As can be seen through the analysis of the course programmes, there is a systematic didactic concern in adapting the teaching methodologies to the specific objectives of the curricular units and the Course.

Output profile:
The Master's degree in pre-school education and teaching the 1st study cycle, professionally qualifies candidates for teaching in all areas and domains of pre-school education and the 1st study cycle.

Career Opportunities:
The Masters in Pre-school Education and Teaching of the 1st study cycle will be able to create synergy and mobilize resources and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of teaching functions, which is central to the country's development.

Course director:
Filomena Bolota Velho (Telf: 271220135; Ext: 5212;email: filomenavelho@ipg.pt)

Programme


CodeUnitYearSemesterECTSGuide Course Unit
UEDU1071 Portuguese in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle11ºS6 Guide course unit
UEDU1070 Mathematics in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle11ºS6 Guide course unit
UEDU1069 Visual Arts and Music in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle11ºS6 Guide course unit
UEDU1068 Environmental Studies in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle11ºS6 Guide course unit
UEDU1067 Didactics of Childhood Education11ºS6 Guide course unit
UEDU1066 Didactics of Portuguese in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle12ºS6 Guide course unit
UEDU1065 Didactics of Mathematics in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle12ºS6 Guide course unit
UEDU1064 Didactics of Visual Arts and Music in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle12ºS7 Guide course unit
UEDU1063 Didactics of Environmental Studies in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle12ºS7 Guide course unit
UEDU1062 Didactic Resources in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle12ºS4 Guide course unit
UEDU1061 Supervised Teaching Practice I – Preschool Education21º S25 Guide course unit
 Curricular Unit of Free Choice (Optional)21º S3
UEDU1060 Special Educational Needs21º S2 Guide course unit
UEDU1056 Supervised Teaching Practice II – 1st Study Cycle22º S25 Guide course unit
UEDU1055 Interdisciplinary Seminar: Foundations of the Report22º S3 Guide course unit
UEDU1054 Research in Education22º S2 Guide course unit



CodeOptional unitsYearSemesterECTS Unit Guide
UEDU1059 Curricular Unit of Free Choice: Educational Pedagogy21º S3 Guide course unit
UEDU1058 Curricular Unit of Free Choice: Philosophy of Education21º S3
UEDU1057 Curricular Unit of Free Choice: Educational Contexts and Processes in Preschool Education and the 1st Study Cycle21º S3 Guide course unit


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