Presentation on theme: "In the first years of the Spanish democracy (1976), the adult education began and during the 1980s it started to be regularised. 1960s, 1970s, 1980s In."— Presentation transcript:
In the first years of the Spanish democracy (1976), the adult education began and during the 1980s it started to be regularised. 1960s, 1970s, 1980s In the 1990s, it was the first time that a Law of Education (LOGSE) had a chapter on adult education. 1990s Changes in adult education according to the reforms of the Bologna Process. Today
LOGSE ( ) 3 years Bachelor Degree (Diploma) Around 200 credits = 2000 teaching hours General Primary Teacher (no specific education) Last graduates in 2012 FURTHER EDUCATION 5 years upper level on Bachelor Degree (Licenciatura) Doctoral studies
Teaching Adults on basic skills Teaching Adults on literacy 3 year Bachelor Degree Teaching In secondary schools Teaching In adult education centres: second opportunity for secondary level, access to university for older than 25 and vocational training 5 year Upper level on Bachelor Degree* *Degree on Maths, Geography, Sciences History or Philology
4 Years Bachelor Degree Degree on children education Degree on primary education The Degree allows you to teach adults at all levels
No specialization on adult teaching 2 Masters on adult teaching They are not a compulsory requirement when teaching adults
Academic training Computer training and foreign languages courses Governmental institutions Training of trainers Livelong learning and literacy Like: ACEFIR, FACEPA, TAREPA, FAEA, CARITAS… Non- governmental institutions
Main problem: there is no specific training for adult teachers. A group of teachers (between them members of ACEFIR), together with the University of Barcelona’s Institute of Education Sciences, were asked to write a document with some recommendations and issues to take into account when working with adults.