Title name: Degree in Primary Education Teacher (S)
Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Education Sciences Rúa Xosé María Suárez Núñez, s / n. South campus 15782 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the degree by the Xunta de Galicia: 09/16/2010
Date of publication in the BOE: March 23, 2015
Date of the last accreditation: 07/21/2016
Responsible for the title: Fernandez Morante, Maria del Carmen
Title coordinator: Sotelino Losada, Alejandro
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: full time / part time
Languages of use: German Spanish French Galician English PortugueseInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsThe main objective of the Degree is to train teachers according to the principles of Organic Law 2/2006 of Education, of May 3 (BOE of 05/04/2006).
This degree qualification in Spain enables children to be comprehensively educated in primary education as a general teacher in public and private primary education centers, support services for schools and leisure centers. You can develop your activities both in the Administration and Public Organizations as well as in private companies, as well as in teaching.
Basic skillsThat students have demonstrated to possess and understand knowledge in an area of study that starts from the base of general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that imply knowledge from the forefront of your field of study;
That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the competencies that are usually demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of study;
That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of study) to make judgments that include reflection on relevant issues of a social, scientific or ethical nature;
That students can transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both a specialized and non-specialized audience;
That the students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.CurriculumItineraries or mentions:
In the second edition of the degree, seven qualifying mentions are contemplated on the Santiago campus:Mention in Attention to diversity
Mention in Music Education
Mention in Education and ICT (not implemented)
Mention in Foreign Language: English
Mention in Foreign Language: French (not implemented)
Mention in Foreign Language: Portuguese (not implemented)
Mention in Foreign Language: German (not implemented)To obtain the degree with one of the mentions, the student must take the optional subjects of the corresponding module. In addition, throughout the Practicum II, you must carry out a work project linked to the mention, which is awarded a value of 6 credits out of the total of 24 that this Practicum comprises.
The study plan includes several compulsory subjects linked to the mention. Students who choose a specialization in a foreign language must take the subject "Teaching and learning communication skills" in the language of the chosen mention.
The students will be able to choose the optional subjects that form qualifying mentions or not, so that they can also obtain the degree without mention.
Temporal arrangement of studies:
In order to enroll in the Practicum I subject, it will be a requirement to have passed at least 48 credits of the second year
To be able to enroll in the Practicum II subject, it will be a requirement to have passed at least 48 credits of the third year, which necessarily include those of Practicum I
Credit transfer and recognition:
It consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different education for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
It implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the successive teachings for each student, the totality of the credits obtained in official teachings taken previously, at the same or at another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official degree, will be included.
The USC regulates these two figures in the following regulations published on the web:
Recognition of university activities and transversal competences of the usc:
Students will be able to obtain up to a maximum of 12 optional credits for the recognition of the activities contemplated in article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 and of the transversal competences of the USC. Cross-cutting competences for all USC Master's degrees are considered instrumental knowledge of (1) foreign languages; (2) Galician language, and (3) information and communication technologies. In any case, the maximum number of recognizable credits for the activities of article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 will be 6.Professional outingsPrimary Education Teacher, regulated by Agreement of the Council of Ministers of December 14, 2007 (Official State Gazette of December 21, 2007)
Order ECI / 3857/2007 which establishes the requirements for the verification of the university degrees that qualify in Spain for the exercise of the profession of Teacher in Primary Education.
In the teaching and training field, where their professional activity is concentrated, teachers can work in public and private educational centers, academies, permanent education centers, educational services in health centers, socio-cultural centers, reception centers, etc.
In the business field, they can carry out advisory activities in game companies, educational materials, publishing companies, theme parks, etc. It should be noted that an appropriate complementary training throughout the career and continuous training and specialization, once the studies are finished, significantly facilitate the possibilities of labor insertion.
As a guide, possible outlets for these professionals are mentioned below:
1.- Teaching / TrainingPrimary education
Long distance education2.- Management / AdministrationChild Care Programs
Business management3.- Sociocultural activities and services to the communityExtracurricular activities
Sociocultural animation activities
Marginal groups and ethnic minorities
Cooperation for development
Playful-festive activities4.- AdviceGames