Social Education

Undergraduate
Polytechnic
Daytime
Language of Teaching
Portuguese
Faculty / School
Escola Superior de Educação e Comunicação
Area of Studies
Social Sciences and Education
 
Overview

Objectives

  • Work pedagogically with children, youths, adults and seniors with different sociological characteristics (ethnic, cultural, educational, religious, etc.)
  • Acquire interpersonal communication tools
  • Approach, creatively, various topics of global society: environment, social exclusion, community health, intercultural communication, etc.
  • Create mechanisms to promote people's participation in collective projects
  • Elaborate, evaluate and set up various projects in local communities: continuing and adult education, community and familiar mediation, protection of risk populations, social reintegration
  • Acquire specialized knowledge of social and critical pedagogy
  • Develop tacit and strategic elements to know how to intervene in society
  • Develop personal awareness and ability to make ethical and moral choices
The applications for public higher education are made annually through national call and special contests.
 
Career Opportunities

The graduates in Social Education are able to exercise their activity in:

  • Local autarchies
  • Private institutions of social solidarity
  • Community centers, nursing homes and day centers, non-governmental organizations
  • Development associations
  • Institutions related to the environment, heritage, education and culture
  • Support offices in schools
  • Training and animation companies