Faculties and centres
Social and cultural changes and education.
School as an institution is not a closed system isolated from the social context where it is inserted. The analysis of social and cultural processes and changes is essential to understand the new functions of educational institutions and also the challenges to be faced. The course is therefore intended to help future teachers to analyze and understand the most relevant social and cultural changes in today's world and the effects that those changes have in education. Based on the approach of real problems and specific situations, students will be provided with theoretical-practical content for reflection, questioning and debate in order to develop critical analysis and understanding skills that allow them to develop democratic education projects in primary education, including the relationship with families, the impact of audiovisual languages, changes in gender relations and intergenerational and sustainable development.
General Competences (CG)
Specific Competences (CE)
1. Understand the social and cultural dimension of human beings by establishing relationships between the construction of their identity and the social and cultural environment in which they live.
2. Critically analyze the most relevant issues of today's society affecting education in families and schools.
3 Learn about social functions of education in today's world.
4. Learn about the historical evolution of the family institution and new family models, including their new socializing and educational functions.
5. Develop social skills to improve the family-school relationship.
6. Understand the characteristics of today's plural societies and their educational challenges in order to develop democratic and intercultural educational projects in primary education.
7. Recognize situations of gender inequality and promote educational actions that boost equality among men and women in schools, families and peer groups.
8. Understand the influence of audiovisual technologies and languages on children and the educational challenges derived therefrom.
9. Analyse, from a sociological perspective, the situation of education within the framework of multicultural, democratic and unequal societies fostering ethical, educational and social justice commitment.
10 Apply social and cultural analysis in order to design and develop educational projects that include a sociological perspective of education.