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Education Programme in
INCLUSIVE AND INTERCULTURAL PEDAGOGY                               

2016 :: Blended Learning :: Ecuador

This site constitutes the digital headquarters of the Education Programme on Intercultural and Inclusive Pedagogy subscribed under educational cooperation agreement among the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education (Ecuador), the University of León (Spain) and the European Network of Universities SGroup. Herewith you can access the different digital (multi-platform) resources used for the deployment of the Programme.

Introduction and objectives

The PRIMER team, coordinated by the University of León, has developed the Education Programme, herewith hosted, with the purpose of covering the training needs of the Ecuadorian teachers of the public education system –according to the analysis carried out by the Ministry of Education. This is adapted at the same time to the study of requirements and training needs developed by the Ministry of Education according to the Ecuadorian constitutional objectives of education as stated in the Andean Republic’s Constitution of 2008, and the educational and epistemological approach of pre-PRIMER. This approach is committed with an interdisciplinary approach in clear rupture with the pedagogical models of positivist tradition, as well as in tune with the scientific discoveries that since the 20th Century has driven to acknowledge the essential unity of the different knowledge fields. With this double motivation, the education programme includes seven autonomous courses oriented to teachers which enable the creation of learning itineraries adapted to the training needs of the teachers. The objective is creating appropriate learning contexts committed with creativity, inclusion, democratic participation, esteeming of the cultural diversity, the responsibility before the building of societies in harmony with its natural and human environment, as well as the usage and development of informational resources as common goods.

The seven courses integrating the programme aims at developing the different essential aspects of an intercultural education to meet the opportunities and challenges XXI century: 
  • Intercultural and Inclusive Education: dealing with diversity (330 h/23 ECTS)
  • Education for Peace and Equality (330 h/23 ECTS)
  • Pedagogy and Didactics: methodology in the classroom (330 h/23 ECTS)
  • School Managment, Organisation and Pedagogic Leadership (330 h/23 ECTS)
  • Incorporation of Technologies and Social Networks in the Learning Processes (330 h/23 ECTS); 
  • Psycopedagoy and ecolutionary Development in the Student (330 h/23 ECTS)
  • Conflict Management Worlshop: Social and Communication Skills in the Classroom (330 h/23 ECTS).
Among the learning itineraries conceived within the Programme, it includes the development of a Master Degree through aggregation of courses and a final project.