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Journal for Educators, Teachers and Trainers - Volumen 5.2


  Reading comprehension: threshold of reading and writing in children of primary education in Malaga
   Elena Jiménez Pérez, Juan de Dios Villanueva Roa

Andalucía usually go badly in the PIRLS and PISA reports on reading comprehension, therefore, know how and when our students begin to have contact with reading and writing is the indisputable starting point to warn what learning mechanisms are well structured from the start and what should be improved. All this information forms the seed knowledge readingwriting in our students. (Read more)

  Secundary Education in parallel: Uruguay-Spain
   Alberto Picón Martínez, Rufino González Fernández

This is part of a research accomplished in Secondary School Institutes from Galicia in order to compare to Public Education System in Uruguay. The outcomes may anticipate similar situations in other different contexts which are following their footsteps. During the research we have got evidence that faculty meetings as decision making authority of the institute have not succeed in solving the problem of student failure in compulsory secondary school. (Read more)

  Transmitting and educating: meanings, reviews and possibilities
   Elizabeth Bárbara Jesica Montenegro, Lucía María Condenanza

Transmission lies at the root not only of the school problem but also of the educational one, and in turn of life and social fabric as condition for cultural construction, enrollment and cultural identity. Based on this approach, the topic is dealt with taking the following questions as the starting point: What are the senses given to the concept of transmission in the pedagogical field? What other fields can contribute to the topic under discussion? What is the relationship between transmission and education? (Read more)

  Employability at the Spanish University
   Belén S. Lantarón

In the last century, the labor market has been changed both from a sociological, as from the economic and technological point of view. These changes have led to the disappearance of some types of employment and the emergence of others. In this context, concerns about the socio- labor integration of people is the ultimate goal of policy and education and open a debate on employability in which the university is not left outside. (Read more)

  Is there any place for using arts when teaching economics?
   Raúl de Arriba Bueno, María Vidagañ Murgui

The need to promote the development of skills that encourage reflection, critical thinking, imagination, etc. is fundamental to learning Economics. Therefore, the promotion of creativity can play a central role in the transformation of teaching practices at universities. The aim of this paper is to examine the opportunities of the use of arts as an educational tool for stimulating creativity when teaching Economics. (Read more)

  Victimization in Adolescence: Evaluation by gender, school and place of residence
   Félix Zurita Ortega, José María Vilches Aznar, Asunción Martínez Martínez, Virginia Viciana Garófano, Rosario Padial Ruz, Antonio José Pérez Cortes

This study aims to analyze and establish the rates of victimization and its possible relationship with sociodemographic variables in adolescents 13-16 years of Granada (Spain). The participation of a total of 2,273 adolescents allowed the registration and evaluation of the Victimization variables (scale of Victimization at School), Type of School (or Concerted Public/Private), Gender, Place of Residence and Age. (Read more)

  Educational practices of inclusive orientation to school failure. Case study
   José Mª Fernández Batanero

The European Union has opted for a society of knowledge in Europe and considers that the fight against school failure is one of its main priorities. Indeed, the number of school failure is one of the five fundamental educational objectives to meet face to 2020. Spain is one of the countries affected, as we overcome academic failure of the EU average. The aim of the study is to identify effective practices in education to address the issue of failure amongst pupils in secondary schools. (Read more)

  Analysis and interpretation of models of citizenship, identities and participation in state legislation on education for citizenship and human rights in primary education
   Erika González García

The exercise of citizenship is one of the fundamental indicators denoting the quality of our democracies. At present, the great majority of citizens do not hesitate to accept that democracy is the best political form of organization. But even though democratic political models prevail, certain formative lacks remain. This is one of the reasons why the subject of Education for Citizenship was implemented in the Spanish curriculum. (Read more)

  Inclusion Based Learning Research (RBL) as pedagogical practice in the design of graduate programs in Ecuador. Preparation of a proposal
   Mónica Peñaherrera León, Katherine Chiluiza García, Ana Mª Ortiz Colón

The proposal presented on designing courses for graduate programs has an axis of strong research training and every component of this proposal has been designed considering the strategy of Research-Based Learning (ABI), so that at the end of the student a graduate program, it possesses the skills to investigate and be able to solve new situations in their area of expertise and beyond. (Read more)

  A didactic experience of application of a new method to listen to the music of the 21st century
   Ana Mª Tornos Culleré, Pilar Lago Castro

This article explores the possibility of taking a didactic approach that takes as a starting point harmonies of the 21st century and that consequently raises the teenagers' interest and enables them to feel appreciation for the diverse range of music of today's world. It focuses in the description of the didactic experience of applying a new methodological model of music listening created in the framework of an action research project, which showed promising results. (Read more)

  Evaluation of the impact of training in the health sector
   Pilar Pineda-Herrero, María Victoria Moreno Andrés, María del Mar Duran-Bellonch

The impact of training refers to the effects generated by training in the organization. In this paper we present a research on the impact of several training programs framed in a Training Plan on Rational Use of Medicines in the region of Catalonia (in the northeast of Spain), where almost 3000 health professionals participated. (Read more)

  Development of intercultural competences in teacher training in Andalucía
   Victoria Figueredo Canosa, Luis Ortiz Jiménez

In modern societies the teacher must acquire through training processes intercultural skills that enable them to develop their professional work effectively. This article describes a quantitative research conducted in Andalusia in order to identify intercultural skills acquired by teachers in primary education through the training process. (Read more)

  Who is the ideal teacher? Greek pre-service teachers express their views about the characteristics of the "perfect" teacher
   Argyris Kyridis, Maria Avramidou, Christos Zagkos, Anastasia Christodoulou, Maria Pavli-Korre

The purpose of the research is to identify the views of education department students (from elementary and pre-school education departments), namely potential teachers, on the ideal teacher. This study attempts to map diverse views on the role and image of the teacher inherent in social discourse as social experience, regardless of whether or not there is special knowledge. (Read more)

  The application of bits of intelligence as prevention of possible learning disabilities in childhood education: a case of study
   Asunción Moya Maya, Anna García Hernández

The aim of this study focuses on developing an educational program through the bits of intelligence to prevent possible learning disabilities in students of Childhood Education. On the one hand, the sample consisted of six teachers of kindergarten and two teachers assistants (PAI), to whom a semi-structured interview was made. (Read more)

  Innovative methodologies to promote teacher's emotional competences
   Ascensión Palomares Ruiz

Teacher training and educational activities have mostly concentrated on learning and knowledge and, to a lesser degree, on learning to live together or on being and doing. The objective of this research, therefore, is to foster the emotional competence of future teachers and offer experiences that demonstrate how important it is to enable a more reflective, ecological and credible professional development. (Read more)

  The public protection and educational intervention with children. The case of juvenile facilities in the Autonomous City of Ceuta
   Mercedes Cuevas López, Gema Borrego Muñoz

This work analyzes how the system of child protection in the Autonomous City of Ceuta is organized that, as a result of lack of legislative competence, requires the study of all juvenile facilities in the city and the analysis of all situations needing protection occurring. From host situations, guardianships, compliance with court orders, ores (unaccompanied minors) to the measures taken when they reach adulthood. (Read more)

  Study of school education networks in Andalusia (Spain): key to analysis from the evaluation of teachers centers´ advisors
   Elena Hernández, M. José Navarro, Antonia López, Rosario Ordoñez

Every school constitutes a singular case when it comes to changes and improvements as each of them belongs to a social and cultural context with their own idiosyncrasy and needs. This article aims to study 12 in depth a research on educative networks organized in groups of teachers, focusing on its origin, structure, resources, organization and impact. The process of data gathering has followed a descriptivenarrative methodology, based on a qualitative research, and using a questionnaire for advisors in Teachers Centers within Seville, where they inform about the benefits of networking. (Read more)

  The Profile of the students as prosumers in web 2.0
   Javier Sarsa

Since the beginning of the Web 2.0, many authors state that the 2.0 educational possibilities are huge and that 2.0 full exploitation has not been still achieved. There are numerous discrepancies in the consideration of social networks and other 2.0 websites as learning tools. In this paper we are trying to move forward on this question. (Read more)

  Teaching practices of memorable university professors. The student as an anthropological peer.
   Luis Porta, Graciela Flores

This article discusses some findings from our research on the good teaching practices of a professor of the chair Introduction to Philosophy at Mar del Plata State University, Argentina. Such professor belongs to the group „memorable teachers‟ signalled as such by their advanced students. She regards her students as anthropological peers, and this is evidenced in her teaching, since she privileges the affective bond and favours certain ethic and political dimensions. (Read more)

  Post-traumatic stress disorderand spousal violence
   Carla Isabel Mota Carvalho, Sónia Mafalda Ribeiro

This study aims to explore the thematic as far as the consequences of conjugal violence on female victims are concerned, especially in the context of the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD in the context of conjugal violence has been a neglected area of research. In Portugal we have no knowledge of studies in this area. This was our main motivation for the present text. (Read more)

  Axiological analysis of the First Decree on Education in Puerto Rico
   Gregorio Villegas Cobián, María D. Aponte Correa

Lifelong values have a fundamental importance in the history and life of the human being. They configured society and the individual thru educational laws, in which the type of man to form is reflected. This study examines the hierarchy of values in the First Decree on Education in Puerto Rico. (Read more)

  "Teaching practice vs. teaching ethics". Towards teaching practice improvement through teaching ethics.
   Emilio Crisol Moya, Mª Asunción Romero López

There is an increasing demand of a suitable ethic professional training for teachers on the part of society; it has been noticed in the last few years that the moral nature in education is being highlighted in every sphere, but mainly in the one we deal with, that is teacher training. Therefore, this demands to include ethics in higher education syllabi. This would prevent ethics in professional teacher training from being left out, as something optional or even subsidiary, and give it its place as a systematic component in pedagogical training. (Read more)

  The student’s attitude towards tutoring and the teacher’s attributes to be a tutor at elementary technical schools in the State of Tlaxcala
   Manuel Camacho Higareda

In this paper we study the positions that a group of teachers, from three Technical Elementary Schools from Tlaxcala, show towards the tutoring system implemented within the framework of the Comprehensive Reform of Elementary Education (RIEB) in Mexico, 2006. We take verbal speech produced along three focus group sessions as the object of analysis. (Read more)

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