The Palau Macaya, of the “la Caixa” Foundation, is launching the cycle Changing Times, Changing Teachers to be held online, under the scientific direction of Francesc Imbernon, Professor of Education at the University of Barcelona.


The cycle is divided into three challenges in which some elements will be given to improve the professional development of the teaching staff at all stages. The general objective is to analyse, propose reflections, research and resources to improve the training and personal, professional and institutional development of teaching personnel inside and outside educational institutions.


Programme of the first challenge


Challenge 1: The beginning of teacher professional development. Initial teacher training


Timetable: from 5 pm to 7 pm (Spanish time)

Language: Spanish


Tuesday, 13 October 2020: “Change and improvement in initial training in Catalonia”

By Roser Boix, Dean of the Faculty of Education, University of Barcelona


Thursday, 22 October 2020: Professional induction for teachers “Teachers in the digital age: pedagogy and technology”

By Carles Lindin, professor in the Department of Didactics and Educational Organisation, Faculty of Education, University of Barcelona


Tuesday, 10 November 2020: “What reforms are needed in initial teacher training and how can they be addressed?

By Carmen Fernández Morante, Dean of the Faculty of Education Sciences of the University of Santiago de Compostela. President of the Conference of Deans of Education.


Tuesday, 24 November 2020: “What can be done to improve initial teacher training? Proposals and experiences”.

By Miquel Oliver, Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of the Balearic Islands.