Master in Teaching of English and a Foreign Language in the 3rd Cycle of Elementary Education, specialization in Spanish or French

Education objectives

a) To understand the official guidelines and principles of the national educational policy and their development;
b) To understand the pedagogical, methodological and didactic knowledge in educational research;
c) To apply the pedagogical, methodological and didactic knowledge to the definition, management and evaluation of curricular planning and pedagogical practice;
d) To adapt pedagogical and didactic practice to rhe specificities of teaching subjects, different levels, students and school resources, including adaptation to multicultural contexts;
e) To manage and apply scientific, cultural, pegagogical and didactic knowledge to the design of teaching and learning situations and assessment relevant to the syllabus objectives, as well as students´ learning context.
f) To reflect on the ethical, social and cultural implications of the profession within the context of contemporary world problems and citizenship education;
g) To develop research and professional development competencies.

General characterization

DGES code

M808

Cicle

Master (2nd Cycle)

Degree

Master

Access to other programs

Access to the cycle of studies which leads to a Doctorate Degree. For the specific access conditions, consult the regulations governing the doctoral programmes at NOVA FCSH.

Coordinator

Ana Alexandra Gonçalves de Veloso e Matos

Opening date

2021-09-20

Vacancies

20

Fees

1200 Euros/year

Schedule

Presencial Pós-Laboral

Teaching language

Portuguese and English; German, Spanish or French, according to the area of specialisation.

Degree pre-requisites

Length: 2 years / 4 semesters. Total credits: 120 credits (70 in course units of the study programme + 50 in the non-taught component).
To obtain the masters degree, the student must realize in accordance with Decree-Law 79/2014, 14th May, an introduction to professional practice which are assigned 50 credits (45 ECTS match Supervised Teaching Practice and 5 ECTS to the Seminar of Supervised Teaching Practice).
The degree of "mestre" corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.


Competencies:

a) To understand the official guidelines and principles of the national educational policy and their development;
b) To understand the pedagogical, methodological and didactic knowledge in educational research;
c) To apply the pedagogical, methodological and didactic knowledge to the definition, management and evaluation of curricular planning and pedagogical practice;
d) To adapt pedagogical and didactic practice to rhe specificities of teaching subjects, different levels, students and school resources, including adaptation to multicultural contexts;
e) To manage and apply scientific, cultural, pegagogical and didactic knowledge to the design of teaching and learning situations and assessment relevant to the syllabus objectives, as well as students´ learning context;
f) To reflect on the ethical, social and cultural implications of the profession within the context of contemporary world problems and citizenship education;
g) To develop research and professional development competencies.

Conditions of admittance

Application and access conditions to the cycle of studies reflect the conditions established in the national legislation, namely: - to hold a licenciado degree or legal equivalent; - to hold a foreign academic degree recognized by the Scientific Council of NOVA FCSH; -to hold an academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae recognized by the Scientific Council of NOVA FCSH; - to hold academic training in the respective teaching area, as established in article 18 of Decree-Law nº. 79/2014, of 14 May. Applicants will be selected and ranked according to the criteria annually defined in the application edict.

Evaluation rules

1) No obligatory precedences for attending the program’s courses. 2) Knowledge evalutation in the courses is individual and takes place at the end of each semester. The following tools will be considered: final oral and/or written assignments, papers or other assessment tools, in conditions to be agreed upon with each lecturer. The result of the evaluation is expressed in a mark from 0 to 20. 3) Approval in a course requires a final grade equal to or above 10. 4) Only those students who have obtained 60 ECTs on the scholar component of the program can proceed to the Supervised Teaching Practice. 5) For the evaluation of the Supervised Teaching Practice, please consult FCSH/NOVA’s relevant regulations.