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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Program Name:

Language and Literature Education and Social Science Education
Program Homepage: http://www.uab.es/servlet/Satellite/department-1257510786617.html
Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Address: Building G-5
Office G5-115
City: Bellaterra
Zip/Postal Code: 08193
State/Province: Barcelona
Country: Spain
Contact Person: Alfons Valenzuela , Secretary

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Phone: +34 93 581 18 78
Fax: +34 93 581 30 14
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: The Department of Language, Literature, and Social Science Education is responsible for the training of pre-service and in-service teachers (early years, primary and secondary education)in the areas of expertise related to the Department.

This expertise guides the teaching and research tasks of the Department faculty members, which include the organisation and development of research projects in the fields of Language, Literature and Social Science Education and the design and development of teacher training programmes in the same fields.

The teaching tasks are developed in degrees in teacher training courses for primary and secondary school teachers, in degrees in Speech Therapy, Pedagogy and geography, and professionalizing and research master degrees as well as two doctorate degrees (the Didactics of Language and Literature Teaching and the Social Sciences) and postgraduate continuing education courses organized occasionally.
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