Educational guide 2020_21
E. U. de Profesorado de E.X.B. "María Sedes Sapientiae"
Grao en Educación Infantil
 Competences


Type CB Code Basic Competences
  CB1 Students will have shown they have sufficient knowledge and understanding of an area of study, starting after completion of general secondary education, and normally reaching a level of proficiency that, being mostly based on advanced textbooks, will also include familiarity with some cutting-edge developments within the relevant field of study.
  CB2 Students will be able to apply their knowledge and skills in their professional practice or vocation and they will show they have the required expertise through the construction and discussion of arguments and the resolution of problems within the relevant area of study.
  CB3 Students will be able to gather and interpret relevant data (normally within their field of study) that will allow them to have a reflection-based considered opinion on important issues of social, scientific and ethical nature.
  CB4 Students will be able to present information, ideas, problems and solutions both to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  CB5 Students will acquire the learning skills that are required to pursue further studies with a high degree of independence.
Type CG Code General Competences
  CG1 To know the goals, curricular contents and assessment criteria in Preschool Education.
  CG2 To promote and facilitate learning in early infancy, from a comprehensive perspective that includes different dimensions – cognitive, emotional, psychomotor and volitional.
  CG3 To design and regulate learning spaces in contexts of diversity, paying attention to the singular educational needs of students, to gender equality, to fairness and respect for human rights.
  CG4 To promote peaceful coexistence within and outside the classroom and contribute to the peaceful resolution of conflicts. To be able to systematically observe situations of learning and peaceful coexistence and to be able to reflect on them.
  CG5 To reflect in a group about observance of norms and respect for others. To promote the autonomy and singularity of each student as relevant factors in the education of emotions, feelings and values in early childhood.
  CG6 To be familiar with the development of language in early childhood, to be able to identify possible malfunctions and ensure a correct development. To approach efficiently situations of language learning in multicultural and multilingual contexts. To express oneself orally and in writing and to master the use of different techniques of expression.
  CG7 To be familiar with the repercussions for education of technologies of information and communication, in particular, television in early childhood.
  CG8 To be familiar with the fundamentals of children’s dietetics and hygiene. To know the fundamentals of early care and the basic essentials and developments allowing an understanding of the psychological and learning processes, and the construction of personality in early childhood.
  CG9 To know the organization of preschool education nursery schools and the diversity of actions its functioning comprises. To be aware that the practice of the teaching profession will be permanently subject to improvement and adaptation to scientific, pedagogical and social changes throughout one’s life.
  CG10 To play the role of adviser with parents and families in the 0-6 age range and to master social skills to deal with the family of each individual student and with all the families as a whole.
  CG11 To reflect on classroom practices with the aim of innovating and improving teaching. To acquire habits and skills for independent and cooperative learning and to promote it among students.
  CG12 To understand the function, possibilities and limits of education in present-day society and the fundamental competences impinging on preschool education nursery schools and their professionals. To know models of quality improvement that can be applied in schools.
Type CE Code Specific Competences
  CE1 To understand the teaching and learning processes in the 6-12 age range, in the family, social and school contexts.
  CE2 To know the developments of evolutionary psychology of children in the 0-3 and 3-6 age range.
  CE3 To know the fundamentals of early care.
  CE4 To recognize the specificity of this age range and its cognitive, psychomotor, communicative, social and affective characteristics.
  CE5 To be able to promote the acquisition of habits of autonomy, freedom, curiosity, observation, experimentation, imitation, acceptance of norms and limits, symbolic and heuristic play.
  CE6 To know the pedagogical dimension of interaction with peers and adults and to be able to promote participation in collective activities, cooperative work and individual effort.
  CE7 To identify learning difficulties, cognitive and attention-related disorders.
  CE8 To be able to inform other professional specialists to get the cooperation of the school and the teacher to meet the special education needs that might arise.
  CE9 To acquire resources to facilitate the integration of students with learning difficulties into the education system.
  CE10 To establish and maintain communication channels with the families that can have a positive impact on the education process.
  CE11 To know the functions and play the role of tutor and advisor with families.
  CE12 To promote and cooperate in activities inside and outside the school, organized by families, councils and other institutions that have a bearing on the education of the citizenry.
  CE13 To analyze critically 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.
  CE14 To be familiar with the history of the family, the different types of families, lifestyles and education in the family context.
  CE15 To know the basic principles of healthy development and behavior.
  CE16 To identify sleeping, eating, psychomotor development, attention-related and visual and auditory disorders.
  CE17 To cooperate with professional specialists to solve these disorders.
  CE18 To detect affective, eating and welfare deficiencies that could perturb students’ physical and psychic optimal development.
  CE19 To understand the changing character of the daily functioning of preschool education, depending on each student, group, situation, and to be flexible in one’s teaching practice.
  CE20 To appreciate the importance of stability and regular routines in the school environment, teachers’ timetables and moods as contributing factors to students’ harmonic, comprehensive progress.
  CE21 To be able to work in a team with other professionals from the school or from other institutions to provide individual attention to every student, as well as to participate in the planning of activities for the classroom and for the play areas, identifying the specific characteristics of the 0-3 and 3-6 age range.
  CE22 To understand student needs and convey confidence, calmness and warmth.
  CE23 To understand that systematic observation is an essential instrument to be able to reflect about practice and reality, as well as to contribute to innovation and improvement in preschool education.
  CE24 To master the techniques of observation and recording.
  CE25 To approach fieldwork through observational methodology using information, documentation and audiovisual technologies.
  CE26 To be able to analyze the data collected, understand reality critically and write a report with the conclusions.
  CE27 To place preschool education within the Spanish education system, in a European and international context.
  CE28 To be familiar with international experiences and examples of innovative practices in preschool education.
  CE29 To appreciate the importance of teamwork.
  CE30 To participate in the developing and monitoring of educational projects of preschool education in the context of school projects in cooperation with the milieu and with other professionals and social agents.
  CE31 To know the legislation governing preschool education and its organization.
  CE32 To consider the personal relationship with each student and their family as a factor to improve the quality of education.
  CE33 To know the scientific, mathematical and technological foundations of the curriculum of this stage, as well as the theories about the acquisition and development of the relevant contents and skills.
  CE34 To know teaching strategies to develop numerical representations and notions of space, geometry and logical development.
  CE35 To understand mathematics as a kind of sociocultural knowledge.
  CE36 To be familiar with scientific methodology and to promote scientific thinking and experimentation.
  CE37 To be familiar with the development of thought, customs, beliefs and social and political movements throughout history.
  CE38 To know the most salient moments of the history of science and technology and their significance.
  CE39 To develop teaching activities involving interaction between science, technology, society and sustainable development.
  CE40 To promote interest in and respect for the natural, social and cultural environments through appropriate teaching projects.
  CE41 To promote experiences of introduction to information and communication technologies.
  CE42 To know the syllabus of language and literacy for this stage as well as the theories of acquisition and development of the relevant learning contents.
  CE43 To develop speaking and writing skills.
  CE44 To know and master techniques of oral written expression.
  CE45 To know the oral and folk traditions.
  CE46 To understand the transition from speech to writing and to learn the different registers and uses of language.
  CE47 To know the process of learning/teaching to read and write.
  CE48 To approach situations of language learning in multilingual contexts.
  CE49 To recognize and appreciate the appropriate use of verbal and non-verbal language.
  CE50 To know and use appropriate resources for promotion of reading and writing habits.
  CE51 To acquire literary training, in particular, knowledge of children’s literature.
  CE52 To be able to promote a first approach to a foreign language.
  CE53 To know the fundamentals of music, plastic art and self-expression through movement of the syllabus of this stage, as well as the theories about the acquisition and development of the relevant learning contents.
  CE54 To be familiar with and use songs to foster auditory, rhythmic and vocal education.
  CE55 To be able to use gameplaying as a teaching resource, as well as designing learning activities based on principles.
  CE56 To develop teaching activities that foster musical perception and expression, motor skills, drawing and creativity.
  CE57 To analyze audiovisual languages and their implications for teaching.
  CE58 To promote sensitivity towards plastic expression and artistic creation.
  CE59 To acquire practical knowledge about the management of a classroom.
  CE60 To know and apply the processes of interaction and communication in the classroom, and master the social skills and abilities that are necessary to create an atmosphere in the classroom conducive to facilitating learning and respectful coexistence.
  CE61 To control and monitor the education process, in particular the teaching-learning process, through the mastery of the appropriate techniques and strategies.
  CE62 To establish links between theory and practice and the classroom and school contexts.
  CE63 To participate in teaching activities and learning from them, reflecting on practices and acting accordingly.
  CE64 To participate in the different proposals for improvement in the different areas of activity existing in a school.
  CE65 To control the processes of interaction and communication in the groups of students aged between 0-3 and 3-6.
  CE66 To know the different forms of cooperation with the different sectors of the school community and its social milieu.
  CE67 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 courses that have been described.
Type CT Code Transversal Competences
  CT1 Analytical and synthetic skills.
  CT2 Organization and planning skills.
  CT3 Oral and written communication skills.
  CT4 Mastery of a foreign language.
  CT5 Computing skills.
  CT6 Information-management skills.
  CT7 Problem-resolution skills.
  CT8 Decision-making skills.
  CT9 Teamwork skills.
  CT10 Work in an international context.
  CT11 Interpersonal relations skills.
  CT12 Appreciation of diversity and multiculturalism.
  CT13 Critical-thinking skills.
  CT14 Ethical commitment.
  CT15 Independent-learning skills.
  CT16 Ability to adapt to new situations.
  CT17 Creativity.
  CT18 Leadership skills.
  CT19 Knowledge of other cultures and customs.
  CT20 Entrepreneurship.
  CT21 Striving for quality.
  CT22 Awareness about environmental issues.
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