Master UCM Permanent formation :
Educational Development and Innovations


  • To train professional teachers with professional competencies to adapt to current pedagogical developments in the parameters of educational sciences
  • To refine the initial training of professional teachers by providing them with quality education as defined by the United Nations in the Sustainable Development Goals.

Specific objectives:

  • To discuss the main educational models in the global context, their challenges and possible alternatives;
  • To understand the current status of new technologies in education and communication, in particular to analyse their impact on current learning models;
  • To gain insight into the different initiatives taken by educational centers and institutions to adapt to the new conditions of the information society;
  • To provide students with the necessary research and evaluation tools to analyze classroom interventions;
  • To understand the innovative trends applied to different specific pedagogies;
  • To promote teaching and learning in STEM environments, adapted to the 4.0 revolution that characterises our globalized society.
Teaching modality: Face-to-face teaching
Credits: 60 credits (ECTs)
Duration: One year
Teaching language: English
Places available: 240
Price: 9.500 €

Unit 1. Introduction: Education as a Technoaxiological Company

Unit 2. Roots: Bases of the Educational Framework

Unit 3. Wings: Current Trends in Education

Unit 4. Farewell: Challenges and Future Scenarios

Unit 5. Introduction to the Field of STEM Education

Unit 6. Teaching Strategies for STEM Education

Unit 7. ICT as Facilitators of STEM Education

Unit 8. Perspectives in STEM Education: Citizenship, Gender and Sustainability

Unit 9. Planning a STEM Class

Unit 10. Linguistic policy. Plurilingualism

Unit 11. The CLIL approach: core principles

Unit 12. Literacy in two or more languages / Bi-literacy – pluriliteracy

Unit 13. Interaction in the Classroom. Classroom Discourse and Interaction

Unit 14. Materials and classroom management

Unit 15. CLIL evaluation and assessment

Unit 16. The Didactics of Social Sciences: Space and time

Unit 17. Didactic use of Geographic Information Technologies (GIT)

Unit 18. Globalization and Revolution 4.0: Didactics of Global History

Unit 19. The Didactics of the Arts in space-time

Unit 20. Education in Museums and Urban Heritage

Unit 21. Creative and Artistic Tools: Creative Diaries and Located Biographies

Unit 22. Digital competence in education

Unit 23. Multiple literacies in the digital age. Digital, media and information literacy

Unit 24. Curricular integration of digital media and technologies as innovative teaching resources

Unit 25. Selection, design and application of ICT in educational processes

Unit 26. Multi-modal productions and multimedia creation in the culture of participation

Unit 27. Psychological Theories and Models of School Learning

Unit 28: Personal Variables Involved in the Teaching and Learning Process

Unit 29. Interpersonal and Contextual Variables Involved in the Teaching-Learning Process

Unit 30. Research in Educational Contexts and its Practical Applications to the Classroom

Unit 31. Innovative Teaching Methodology and the Evaluation of Learning

This Formation program is designed to offer quality training for teachers or future teaching professionals in order to adapt to the educational reality of the 21st century, defined in terms of Revolution 4.0 and the VUCA environment (Vulnerability, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity).

The program is divided into six modules with the common component of developing innovative teaching methods, intensive use of technology and typical scientific research of Educational Sciences in the classroom. At the end of the program, students will be prepared to teach in any environment in a manner consistent with SDG objective number 5, "Quality education", defined by the UN.

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