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Postgraduation Diploma in Special Education: Emotion and Personality Domain

Qualification awarded (in original language)
Formação Especializada/Pós-Graduação em Educação Especial - Domínio Emocional e da Personalidade. Formação Especializada.

Level of qualification
Professional qualification.

Admission requirements
Pre-school educators and teachers of Basic and Secondary Schools as well as holders of a of a diploma in the area of teacher education and education sciences may enrol in this post-graduation programme.

Recognition of prior learning
Following the implementation of the Bologna Process and the consequent legislation regarding the mobility of students among degrees and higher education institutions, prior learning must be recognized and credited. The prior learning concept comprises all the previous learning/training undertaken in other higher education study cycles in national or international institutions (crediting of certified training), as well as previous professional experience and any post-secondary school training or education. As such, the IPB promotes the crediting of the student’s prior learning when arriving at the institution.
Aiming at a quick and full integration of the student in his/her new education programme, the recognition procedures must be submitted when enrolling at the IPB.
For further enquiries on crediting and recognizing prior learning and training at the IPB (calendars, procedures and assessment criteria), please go to the Applicant Portal at www.ipb.pt/portaldocandidato.

Qualification requirements and regulations
50 ECTS credits. 2 Semesters (1 year). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 810 total Hours per semester (1620 per year). 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. (variable number of Contact (teaching) Hours, depending on the established Schedule for each Course Unit).
Pre-school Educators and Teachers of Basic and Secondary Schools who complete this post-graduation are specialized in teaching students with special needs and may apply to teaching post in public and private schools.

Profile of the programme
The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional skills in the study areas of Education Sciences, Psychology and Research Methodology and Techniques. Education Sciences, Specific Education, Project.

Key learning outcomes
To complete this post-graduation programme, students must pass all compulsory training units of the study plan and demonstrate, in this field, the skills competencies to assist, support and enhance the socio-educational integration of individuals with special educational needs.

Occupational profiles of graduates
The Postgraduation Diploma in Special Education-Emotion and Personality Domain belongs to the area of Education and Teacher Training. Graduates are qualified to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme.

Access to further studies
This post-graduation programme allows students to proceed to 2nd and 3rd cycles of studies, according to the diagram of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (www.naricportugal.pt/NARIC).

Graduation requirements

Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Examination and assessment are regulated by the IPB general regulation, available in www.ipb.pt/sa, and by the Attendance and Assessment Regulations of the School, available in www.ese.ipb.pt.
Consult this Guide under the option “The ECTS at the IPB” for information on the grading and qualification system.

Mode of study

Programme director
Paula Marisa Fortunato Vaz (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Scientific areas of the study plan
Scientific AreaAcronymECTS Credits
Education SciencesESc10.50.0
Project workP12.00.0
Specific TrainingST27.50.0

Course structure
YearSemTypeCodeCourse UnitScientific
Evaluation and Intervention in Learning DisabilitiesST8.0
Evaluation and Intervention in Emotional and Behavioural ProblemsST11.0
Curricular and Pedagogical DifferentiationESc6.0
Education, Diversity and DifferenceESc4.5
Fundamentals and Techniques of Child Observation and EvaluationST4.5
Research Methodology and Techniques Applied to ProjectP5.0
Project SupervisionP7.0
Theories and Techniques of Behaviour RegulationST4.0



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