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Course description

Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2019-20

The subject belongs to the general education of the Primary Education Teacher Degree, and is integrated into the Basic Training modules. It focuses on the study of the functions that correspond to the Primary Education teacher, in the pedagogical vision on the processes and practices of didactic innovation that must be carried out in Primary Education, both in school contexts and in extracurricular ones, as well as in the knowledge of the organization and management of an intercultural and inclusive school (instruments for management, human and material resources, spaces, relations with the educational community, ...). Therefore, it provides basic knowledge for the teacher profession for the Primary Education stage, since it addresses the roles and functions that make up the profession and the innovative aspects of management and curriculum are worked on at the stage. Its theoretical and practical contents will facilitate the acquisition of systemic and holistic knowledge about the school and the multiple contexts in which didactic practices can be carried out in the Primary Education stage. The subject is related to others, particularly with Theory and History of Education, Design of Educational Processes in Primary Education, Social, Cultural and Educational Changes, Attention to Specific Educational Needs, Practicum I, Practicum II, Final Degree Project .



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG2 : Plan, organise and manage processes, information, problem-solving and projects. Possess initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to generate new ideas and actions.
  • CG5 : Work in a team, collaborating and leading when necessary.
  • CG7 : Capacity for criticism and self-criticism, giving reasoned judgements and ethical, professional and personal commitment. Motivated to improve quality.


Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Understand the organisation of primary education schools and, where appropriate, adult education centres and training classes, and the diversity of actors and actions involved in their operation. Collaborate with the different sectors of the educational community and the context and work in a team with your co-workers as a precondition for improving one's professional activity, sharing knowledge and valuing experiences.
  • CE11 : Understand that education in general and teaching and learning processes in particular are complex. Assume that working as a teacher means improving, updating and adapting to scientific, pedagogic, social and cultural change. Understand the importance of taking part in innovation and research projects related to teaching and learning, and of introducing innovative proposals into the classroom.
  • CE2 : Understand the characteristics and conditions in which school learning takes place and indentify how this could affect the development of the students and act as a tutor, focusing on the students and parents of your group. All seeking understanding and cooperation with the families, bearing in mind different family contexts and lifestyles.
  • CE6 : Encourage students to act as responsible and critical citizens to promote the shared construction of democratic standards of coexistence and work together to resolve problematic situations and conflicts. Be able to analyse social inequalities in the framework of the complex education-school relationship and the role of teachers in reproducing and/or transforming them.
  • CE7 : Design and develop educational projects, programming units, contexts, activities and materials, including digital material, to allow the curriculum to be adapted to the diverse nature of the students and promote the quality of the contexts in which the educational process takes place, thus guaranteeing their well-being.
  • CE8 : Assume the ethical dimension of teaching, acting responsibly, making decisions and critically analysing educational concepts and proposals proceeding from both research and innovation and from educational administration.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

- To know the historical evolution of the educational system in our country, and the political and legistlative covet of the educational activity.
- Understand and interpret the dynamics and organizational processes.
- Know and assess the complexity of the organizational structures of the centers.
- Develop cooperative, participatory attitudes and commitment to the educational reality.
- Acquire the ability of relationship, communication and leadership, as well as emotional balance in the various circumstances of professional activity.
- Mastering skills to perform the functions of mentoring and guidance with students and families.
- Acquire the necessary strategies to communicate with families, establish consistent criteria and involve them in the dynamics of the center.
- Know and assume the rights and duties of the teacher and the educational community, to enhance a citizen, active, critical and responsible attitude.
- Address and solve discipline problems.
- Train to boost the consensus of democratic coexistence rules with the students and contribute to the peaceful resolution of conflicts.
Block 4. Relations between schools and the community. The evaluation of - Know the process of admission of students in educational centers and the most convenient grouping in different educational situations.
- Promote actions to develop equal opportunities and compensate for inequalities of origin that affect students upon entering the center.
- Learn to manage the time variable in the organization of educational centers.
- Analyze and assess the most significant material elements of the school to take into account in the development of teaching-learning processes.
- Know quality management models and their application to schools to promote the quality of educational contexts and ensure the well-being of students.
- Participate in the definition of the educational project and in the general activity of the center, according to quality management criteria.
- Analyze the management of the centers and their capacity for innovation through institutional documents
- Know and apply innovative experiences in primary education.
- Identify and apply basic methodologies and techniques of educational research and be able to design innovation projects identifying evaluation indicators.




Code: 17511
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 0,6
    Practical credits: 0,6
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.
    Theoretical credits: 0,6
    Practical credits: 0,6

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