Certainties and uncertainties of the professional education for abilities

by da Costa, Manoel Pereira

Abstract (Summary)
This thesis is situated at the research line: work, education and social moviments. Since it, it was investigated the multiple accepts that the term ?competence? assumes at the professional education field. The investigation problem was to understand the bond that the professional education by competence has with the work world and if it is joined to this last one. The thesis bases on the pedagogy theory of thecompetencies with its certainties and uncertainties, so the work as a educative principal makes us to think again about the links between the productive life and culture, with the historical constitution, the autonomy, freedom and emancipation of the human being. The approach with the study object occurred by a wide literature review, consults todocuments and publications about the subject. It also occurred by the analysis of a corporation of the professional education, SENAI ? National Service of Industrial Learning (Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial), and its methodologies, that has as reference the Goiás SENAI. The aim was to discuss about the certainties and uncertainties that constitute the curriculum by competencies as elements of strategic mediations for both attitude and methodological changes related to the teachers and students acts. We concluded that a true background by competence just will be realized, at the scholar everyday life, if it propitiate to the students access conditions to a knowledge that goes beyond the scholar books, favoring them the development of theinvestigation spirit and the capacity to solve problems
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Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Angela Cristina Belém Mascarenhas

School:Universidade Federal de Goiás

School Location:Brazil

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:Professional Education Work World Competence


Date of Publication:05/18/2007

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