The professional profile of teachers in Primary Education is related to the objectives and competences of the basic educational and practical training of this Degree.
Students who decide to take these studies will show interest in understanding the educational initiatives and those factors (biological, psychological, social, cultural, etc.) involved in the teaching-learning processes of children in their primary education. Furthermore, students will be motivated to promote cooperative and group learning; will have the ability to understand the key role of teachers as learning mediators and the power of education to change and improve society.
Students will be motivated to actively take part in those activities related to their academic and personal training and will be committed to educational innovation. Finally, it will be a positive value for students to have oral and written communication skills, analysis and synthesis abilities, interest in reading, computer skills, languages and attitudes of respect, responsibility, tolerance and empathy.
Dña. María del Mar Pintado
Director of Education
An ever-changing society and a new university framework require a quality higher education. The UCAM sets up this undergraduate degree in order to meet the demands of future education professionals. The complexity of the current education system, together with the intrinsic difficulties of the teaching-learning process and the necessity for contextualizing the educational action demand an up-to-date and quality higher academic training, which qualifies teachers to be responsible for a successful and effective education.
The objectives of the Degree in Primary Education include the peculiarities of a University with Catholic vocation and committed to providing students with an integral and individualized training in which values such as solidarity, peace and commitment to social development are relevant.