New article: Pre- and in-service education professionals facing religious diversity and interreligious dialogue in Catalonia

Our colleagues and members of the Institute of Research in Education Ruth Vilà and Mª José Rubio have recently published this article.   Abstract: Education professionals, and especially those in secondary education, are key players in enabling intercultural and interreligious dialogue. However, it is worth asking whether educational actors are in fact adequately trained to address the serious responsibilities and

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New publication: Reading, understanding and learning. Proposals to promote learning from texts

Núria Castells, member of the Institute of Research in Education, participates in this recently published work.     What are the characteristics of reading comprehension processes linked to learning curricular content? What do we know about the most frequent texts and tasks when it comes to reading to learn? What happens specifically when reading to learn has more than one

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New book by Henry Giroux: The terror of the unforeseen

The professor Henry Giroux, one of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy, has recently published the book “The terror of the unforeseen”, a work that provides food for thought on some of the aspects that he observes as more worrying about today’s society: the tyranny of capitalism and the culture of cruelty and reification, as well as the resurgence of

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# IRED19: First action of the Network of Institutes of Research in Education

The Institutes of Research in Education enhance the activity of research in the field of education and establish synergies between researchers and research groups in their own knowledge areas. In April 2019, a meeting was held between directors of Educational Research Institutes of different State universities to develop a first roadmap for the creation of a State Network of Educational

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Miquel Martínez, together with other experts from our university, presents the Higher Education Integrating Model of Emotions and Values oriented to Learning Outcomes at the Cordillera Institute of Technology in Quito, Ecuador

On Monday, September 23, the submission and presentation of the Higher Education Integrating Model of Emotions and Values ​ oriented to Learning Outcomes was carried out, a model created and validated by several professors of the Faculty of Education of the University of Barcelona, ​​along with the Cordillera Superior Technological Institute (ITSCO) in Quito, Ecuador. The member of the Institute

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17th National and 9th Ibero-American Congress of Pedagogy + World Education Research Association Focal Meeting 2020

From June 1 to 3 2020, the 17th National and 9th Ibero-American Congress of Pedagogy and the World Education Research Association Focal Meeting in Santiago de Compostela will be held simultaneously under the slogan and thematic reference Network Education: Diverse Realities, Common Horizons. The thematic lines are: The action and socio-educational processes in the network society Education in the face

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7 days for the 9th International Symposium on Didactics of Social Sciences in the Ibero-American Context!

Between October 2nd and 4th, the 9th International Symposium on Didactics of Social Sciences in the Ibero-American Context will take place at the Palau de les Heures (Mundet Campus, University of Barcelona). The DHiGeCS research group (Didactics of History, Geography and other Social Sciences), together with the Professional Development Institute, organize this event following a work path started in 2001. The

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Marina Garcés: “Enriching the experience with humanities is key to creating a more interesting and emancipatory technology.”

On September 13, Marina Garcés, philosopher, professor of Arts and Humanities Studies and director of the master’s degree in Philosophy for Contemporary Challenges of the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), was interviewed in the Retina magazine of the newspaper El País. Throughout the interview, aspects related to technology, social media, the information society – not necessarily leading to understanding –

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The Didactic QUALity, Assessment for Innovation of Teaching and Learning Improvement Project has been funded by the European Commission

The project entitled Didactic QUALity, Assessment for Innovation of Teaching and Learning Improvement Project has been funded by the European Commission in the Erasmus Plus KA2 2019 call. The coordinating team will be led by Dr. Antonella Nuzzaci of the Università degli Studi dell’Aquila (Italy). The UB team leader is Dr. Joaquín Prats Cuevas, Principal Investigator of the Didactics on

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