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Vol. 11 No. 1 (2020): Pedagogia dell'oggi: le sfide del presente. Percorsi di ricerca. Il tempo odierno del coronavirus

The higher education of education and training professionals: From the disciplinary model to the focus on core content

aprile 2, 2020


The contribution analyzes the roots of the disciplinary approach in higher education to move on to considering the impact of the functionalist approach of European policies on the transformations taking place. The results of some of the most significant research carried out on the learning objectives of the training of education and training professionals are therefore recalled. The attempt is to identify the cornerstones of an approach that allows starting from the present to overcome  the limits of disciplinaryism, but at the same time that guarantees the acquisition of the foundations of the professional. The solution is sought in studies wich tend to define the core contents of the professionalism of educators and trainers who shift the focus  a from teaching the discipline to learning outcomes achieved by students.


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