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Social Education

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The Bachelor's Degree or Baccalaureate course in Social Education promotes the acquisition of basic knowledge and skills in educational science. It trains educators capable of operating with a holistic vision of the individual and of education in both formal and non-formal structures and services for all stages of development, with special attention given to the family, to childhood, to difficulties and marginalisation faced by minors, to interculturality, and to leadership. It provides a basis for further specialisation in the field of social education.

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At the end of the course of study, graduates must demonstrate:

  • to have acquired adequate knowledge and understanding of the content and research methodologies in the field of educational science;
  • to be able to identify the emerging educational issues in the current social climate and to interpret them in light of coherent scientific criteria and a holistic vision of the individual and of education;
  • to be able to analyse the educational needs of individuals and groups, and design and implement appropriate educational programmes;
  • to have acquired the necessary communication and interpersonal skills to work in teams and in educational interactions both at an individual and institutional level;
  • to have developed the ability to combine theory and practice through the internship, and so know how to teach professionally when offering various services to individuals;
  • to have acquired adequate computer skills for communication and information management;
  • to know and use a foreign language.

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At the end of the course of study, graduates will be able to find work as:

  • professional educators in residential and semi-residential communities for minors and adults;
  • educators in traditional and small-scale nurseries;
  • social and educational workers at day care centres and group leaders;
  • educators and consultants for educational planning in both public and private residential, domiciliary, and local social and educational services;
  • educators and trainers in cultural centres, businesses, companies and non-profit organisations.

The Bachelor's Degree course programme provides the requisites for admission to the Master's Degree course in Planning and Coordination of Socio-Educational Services offered by the Faculty.

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The Bachelor’s Degree Course covers three years, during which 180 ECTS credits must be obtained. To obtain the necessary credits to graduate students must carry out training activities (courses, seminars and workshops) and an internship, as stated in the study programme.

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The Licentiate and PhDs of the Pontifical Faculty of Educational Sciences «Auxilium» are of pontifical right. For civil purposes, the degrees are valid in accordance with the laws in force in the various countries and the particular rules of each University.

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CHINELLO Maria Antonia
SMERILLI Alessandra

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