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TEACHER TRAINING IN OBLIGATORY SECONDARY AND UPPER SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND LANGUAGES

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Introduction

The master's degree in Teacher Training in Compulsory Secondary and Upper Secondary School Education, Vocational Training and Languages. The master's degree in Teacher Training in Compulsory Secondary and Upper Secondary School Education, Vocational Training and Languages is a career-oriented course providing initial training based on the acquisition of the skills required to teach, in both public and private centres, compulsory and upper secondary education, vocational training and languages.
The various specializations offered at the University of Barcelona are taught by teachers with up-to-date knowledge and in permanent contact with today's educational reality. The teaching staff for the master's degree, organized in teams and coordinated by specialization and in a cross-disciplinary sense, guarantee the level of quality essential to a course of this nature, having considerable social and educational impact.
The current timetable may be reviewed by consulting the table Distribution of master's specializations.

Learning objectives

The course provides students with the knowledge, skills and qualities required to work as teachers in compulsory and upper secondary education, in vocational training, and in education in the specific fields of the arts, sport and languages. Thus, successful students will have accomplished the following objectives:
- Understand the curricular content of the corresponding teaching specializations, and be familiar with relevant teaching and learning processes.
- Plan, implement and evaluate teaching and learning processes, identifying areas for improvement to facilitate the acquisition of competences in each area of knowledge.
- Define a curriculum you would wish to implement in an educational institution participating in collective planning.
- Design and develop learning spaces, focusing particularly on equality, emotional education and values, equal rights and opportunities and diversity, and incorporating tutor responsibilities.
- Apply strategies to stimulate student effort, thereby increasing the capacity for independent and collective learning, and for the resolution of conflict.
- Understand the regulations and the institutional organization of the education system.
- Provide parents/guardians with information and advice on teaching and learning processes, and on the personality, academic profile and professional outlook of their children.

Basic Information

Number of ECTS credits awarded:
 60
Language(s) of instruction:
 Catalan and Spanish
Number of places available:
 390
Approximate price:
 41,17 euros per credit ( 71 euros for students who are not EU nationals and do not currently reside in Spain). Fees for the academic year 2017-2018
Faculty or school:
  Faculty of Education
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