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 qualificationProfessional qualification.
Admission requirementsPre-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 learningFollowing 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 regulations50 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 programmeThe 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 outcomesTo 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 graduatesThe 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 studiesThis 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).
Examination regulations, assessment and gradingExamination 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 studyFull-time.
Scientific areas of the study plan
|Scientific Area||Acronym||ECTS Credits|
|1||-|| Annual || 5029-458-1001-00-17 ||Evaluation and Intervention in Learning Disabilities||ST||8.0|
|1||-|| Annual || 5029-458-1002-00-17 ||Evaluation and Intervention in Emotional and Behavioural Problems||ST||11.0|
|1||-|| Annual || 5029-458-1003-00-17 ||Curricular and Pedagogical Differentiation||ESc||6.0|
|1||-|| Annual || 5029-458-1004-00-17 ||Education, Diversity and Difference||ESc||4.5|
|1||-|| Annual || 5029-458-1005-00-17 ||Fundamentals and Techniques of Child Observation and Evaluation||ST||4.5|
|1||-|| Annual || 5029-458-1006-00-17 ||Research Methodology and Techniques Applied to Project||P||5.0|
|1||-|| Annual || 5029-458-1007-00-17 ||Project Supervision||P||7.0|
|1||-|| Annual || 5029-458-1008-00-17 ||Theories and Techniques of Behaviour Regulation||ST||4.0|