Educational guide 2019_20
Facultade de Ciencias da Educación
Grao en Educación Primaria
 Competences


Type CB Code Basic Competences
  CB1 Students have shown to have and understand knowledge in an area of study based on general secondary education, and are at a level in which they can have recourse to advanced textbooks and also to have updated knowledge on the progress made in their field of study.
  CB2 Students know how to apply knowledge in their work or vocation in a professional manner and have competences that are usually proven through preparation and defence of arguments and problem-solving in their area of study.
  CB3 Students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their study area) to make judgements that include a reflection on the relevant social, scientific or ethical issues.
  CB4 Students can transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised public.
  CB5 Students have developed the necessary learning skills to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.
Type CG Code General Competences
  CG1 Know the curricular areas of Primary Education, the interdisciplinary relation between them, the evaluation criteria and the body of didactic knowledge that encompasses the teaching and learning procedures.
  CG2 Design, plan and evaluate teaching and learning processes, both individually and in collaboration with other teachers and professionals from the centre.
  CG3 Effectively address language learning situations in multicultural and multilingual contexts. Encourage reading and critical appreciation of texts from the various scientific and cultural domains contained in the syllabus.
  CG4 Design and regulate learning spaces in diversity contexts, to address gender equality, equity and respect for human rights that constitute the values of citizenship training.
  CG5 Promote coexistence in and out of the classroom, solve discipline problems and contribute to peaceful resolution of conflicts. Encourage and appreciate effort, perseverance and personal discipline in students.
  CG6 Know how primary education schools are organised and the diversity of actions in their operation. Perform functions of mentoring and guidance to students and their families, addressing the singular learning needs of students. Assume that the performance of teaching needs to be refined and adapted to scientific, pedagogical and social changes throughout life.
  CG7 Collaborate with the different sectors of the educational community and of the social environment. Take on the educator dimension of the teaching role and promote democratic education for active citizenship.
  CG8 Maintain a critical and autonomous relationship with regard to knowledge, values and public and private social institutions
  CG9 Appreciate individual and group responsibility for achieving a sustainable future
  CG10 Reflect on classroom practices to innovate and improve teaching. Acquire habits and skills for autonomous and cooperative learning and promote them among students.
  CG11 Know and apply the information and communication technologies in classrooms. Selectively discern audio-visual information that contributes to learning, civic training and cultural wealth.
  CG12 Understand the role, possibilities and limits of education in today´s society and the key competencies that affect the primary education schools and their professionals. Know quality improvement models that can be applied to educational centres.
Type CE Code Specific Competences
  CE1 To understand the learning processes in the 6-12 age range in the family, social and school contexts.
  CE2 To know the characteristics of these students, as well as the characteristics of their motivational and social contexts.
  CE3 To be familiar with and master the knowledge required to understand the personality development of these students and identify malfunctions.
  CE4 To identify learning difficulties, report them and cooperate in their treatment.
  CE5 To know the current approaches and developments that are based on the acquisition of competencies.
  CE6 To identify and plan the resolution of educational issues affecting students with different abilities and different learning paces.
  CE7 To analyze and understand the educational processes that are specific of the 6-12 age range inside and outside the classroom.
  CE8 To know the fundamentals of Primary Education.
  CE9 To analyze teaching practices and the institutional conditions framing them.
  CE10 To know the historical development of the education system in this country and the political and legal factors impinging on education.
  CE11 To know the processes of interaction and communication in the classroom.
  CE12 To deal with and solve discipline problems.
  CE13 To promote cooperative work and individual work and effort.
  CE14 To promote actions of moral values education geared towards the shaping of an active, democratic citizenry.
  CE15 To know and deal with school situations in multicultural contexts.
  CE16 To design, plan and evaluate teaching and learning activities in the classroom.
  CE17 To be familiar with and apply innovative experiences in Primary Education.
  CE18 To participate in the planning of the educational project and in the ordinary activities of the school, according to criteria of quality management.
  CE19 To know and to be able to apply the basic techniques of research in education and to be able to design innovation projects, identifying assessment indicators.
  CE20 To have social skills to understand the families and communicate with them effectively.
  CE21 To know the functions and play the role of tutor and advisor with families in the 6-12 age range.
  CE22 To establish links between the education system and its social milieu and cooperate with the families and the community.
  CE23 To critically analyze and incorporate the most relevant developments of present-day society that have a bearing on family and school education: the impact of audiovisual languages and screens on society and education; changes in gender and intergenerational relationships; multiculturalism and interculturalism; social inclusion and discrimination and sustainable development.
  CE24 To know the historical development of the family, the different types of families, lifestyles and education in the family context.
  CE25 To know the basic principles and the fundamental laws of experimental sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology).
  CE26 To know the school curricula of these sciences.
  CE27 To identify and solve problems of a scientific nature in everyday life.
  CE28 To understand science as a cultural phenomenon.
  CE29 To understand the mutual influence between science, society and technological developments, as well as the appropriate behavior on the part of citizens to attain a sustainable future.
  CE30 To develop and evaluate curricular contents through use of appropriate teaching resources and to promote the acquisition of basic competencies by students.
  CE31 To understand the basic principles of the social sciences.
  CE32 To know the school curricula of the social sciences.
  CE33 To integrate the study of history and geography from an educational and cultural perspective.
  CE34 To promote the democratic education of the citizenry and the practice of critical thinking about society.
  CE35 To appreciate the importance of public and private institutions for the peaceful coexistence between peoples.
  CE36 To be familiar with religious phenomena throughout history and their cultural significance.
  CE37 To develop and evaluate curricular contents through use of appropriate teaching resources to promote the acquisition of the relevant competencies by students.
  CE38 Acquire basic maths skills (numeric, calculus, geometry, spatial representations, estimation and measurement, organisation and interpretation of information, etc.).
  CE39 Know the mathematics syllabus
  CE40 Analyse, reason and communicate mathematical proposals. Put forward and solve problems related to everyday life.
  CE41 Assess the relationship between mathematics and science as one of the pillars of scientific thought.
  CE42 Develop and evaluate curriculum contents using appropriate teaching resources and promote the corresponding competencies in students.
  CE43 To understand the basic principles of the sciences of language and communication.
  CE44 To acquire literary training and knowledge of children’s literature.
  CE45 To know the languages and literatures school curricula.
  CE46 To speak, read and write correctly and proficiently the official languages of the relevant Autonomous Community.
  CE47 To know the learning/teaching process of written language.
  CE48 To Promote reading and writing habits.
  CE49 To know the difficulties to learn the official languages experienced by students who speak other languages.
  CE50 To deal with situations of language learning in multilingual contexts.
  CE51 To be able to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a foreign language.
  CE52 To develop and evaluate curricular contents through use of appropriate teaching resources to promote the acquisition of the relevant competencies by students.
  CE53 To understand the principles contributing to people’s cultural, personal and social training from the perspective of the arts.
  CE54 To understand the school curriculum of artistic education, in its plastic, audiovisual and musical aspects.
  CE55 To acquire resources to promote participation throughout people’s lives in music and plastic activities inside and outside the school.
  CE56 To develop and evaluate curricular contents through use of appropriate teaching resources to promote the acquisition of the relevant competencies by students.
  CE57 To understand the principles contributing to people’s cultural, personal and social training from the perspective of physical education.
  CE58 To know the school curriculum of physical education.
  CE59 To acquire resources to promote participation throughout people’s lives in sport activities inside and outside the school.
  CE60 To develop and evaluate curricular contents through use of appropriate teaching resources to promote the acquisition of the relevant competencies by students.
  CE61 To acquire practical knowledge about the classroom and its management.
  CE62 To know and apply the processes of interaction and communication in the classroom and master the social skills and abilities required to create an atmosphere in the classroom conducive to facilitating learning and respectful coexistence.
  CE63 To control and monitor the education process, in particular the teaching-learning process, through the mastery of the required techniques and strategies.
  CE64 To establish links between theory and practice and the classroom and school contexts.
  CE65 To participate in teaching activities and learn from them, reflecting on practices and acting accordingly.
  CE66 To participate in the different proposals for improvement in the different areas of activity existing in a school.
  CE67 To control the processes of interaction and communication in the groups of students aged between 6-12.
  CE68 To know the different forms of cooperation with the different actors of the school community and its social milieu.
  CE69 These competences, along with the specific competences of the rest of the subjects, will be displayed in the Degree’s Final Project, which encapsulates the knowledge and skills acquired in all the subjects that have been described.
Type CT Code Transversal Competences
  CT1 Capacity for analysis and synthesis
  CT2 Capacity for organisation and planning
  CT3 Oral and written communication in the native language.
  CT4 Knowledge of foreign language
  CT5 Knowledge of computing related to the field of study
  CT6 Capacity for information management
  CT7 Troubleshooting
  CT8 Decision-making
  CT9 Team work
  CT10 Work in an interdisciplinary team
  CT11 Work in an international context
  CT12 Skills in interpersonal relationships
  CT13 Recognition of diversity and multiculturalism
  CT14 Critical reasoning
  CT15 Ethical commitment
  CT16 Autonomous learning
  CT17 Adaptation to new situations
  CT18 Creativity
  CT19 Leadership
  CT20 Knowledge of other cultures and customs
  CT21 Initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit
  CT22 Motivation for quality
  CT23 Awareness about environmental issues.
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