The programme

Learning outcomes

Gli studenti dovranno acquisire un'approfondita conoscenza nelle seguenti aree:
- teorie e metodologie della consulenza declinata in diversi ambiti educativi, con particolare riferimento ai modelli internazionali;
- fondamenti della relazione d’aiuto e della consulenza educativa;
- processi formativi e apprendimento nei servizi educativi.
Tali conoscenze verranno apprese tramite la frequenza a lezioni, studio personale guidato e autonomo.
Gli studenti dovranno dimostrare di aver appreso le seguenti abilità:
- leggere i contesti educativi in un’ottica di prevenzione e benessere, volta facilitarne le dinamiche comunicative e attivarne le risorse;
- svolgere funzioni di coordinamento di servizi ad elevata complessità e di facilitazione delle relazioni tra gli attori coinvolti;
- applicare gli strumenti e le tecniche della consulenza educativa per la promozione e lo sviluppo delle realtà in cui si opera.
Gli studenti dovranno inoltre dimostrare di possedere le competenze necessarie ad attivare i seguenti processi:
- attività di consulenza educativa e consultation agli attori dei diversi contesti educativi;
- attività di formazione nei contesti educativi; - attività di monitoraggio e valutazione in un’ottica auto-formativa;
- attività di prevenzione dei conflitti e promozione del benessere;
- capacità di apprendimento continuo e aggiornamento, in relazione al contesto educativo in cui si opera.

Professional profiles and employment and professional opportunities

Il Master si propone di formare esperti nel campo della consulenza educativa, che possano operare nei servizi educativi a livelli di coordinamento o nella libera professione per privati o organizzazioni. Grazie ad un approccio interdisciplinare e una formula didattica esperienziale e professionalizzante, il Master ha lo scopo di offrire e sviluppare conoscenze e competenze sia trasversali sia caratterizzanti diversi ambiti lavorativi, e risulta così articolato:

a) lezioni che mirano ad offrire le conoscenze di base della consulenza educativa attingendo da diverse discipline (pedagogiche, psicologiche, metodologie della consulenza e della relazione d’aiuto);

b) incontri riflessivi nell'ambito degli specifici stage scelti dagli iscritti, ad esempio ambito scolastico, prima infanzia, servizi educativi. La didattica è caratterizzata da metodologie attive (esercitazioni, workshop, studi di caso, role-play, simulate, analisi di filmati) che permettono di acquisire le competenze necessarie secondo l’approccio del “learning by doing”, favorendone l’immediato utilizzo sul campo.

Il Master vuole fornire competenze relazionali, comunicative, educative, psicologiche che siano trasversali, di supporto, di rafforzamento alla propria professionalità. Gli sbocchi occupazionali riguardano le figure con mansioni di coordinamento, di middle management, le figure che si occupano di formazione e gestione dei gruppi nei diversi ambiti e contesti educativi, e la libera professione nell’ambito della consulenza educativa. Attraverso il rafforzamento delle competenze necessarie ad offrire consulenza educativa, le figure del pedagogista e del coordinatore pedagogico risultano maggiormente complete nelle rispettive funzioni e prestazioni.

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Teaching contacts details

prof. Claudio Girelli

e-mail: claudio.girelli@univr.it

prof.ssa Jessica Bertolani

e-mail: jessica.bertolani@univr.it

The Italian University system

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First-cycle degrees: Bachelor’s degree programme

First-cycle degrees are aimed at enabling students to achieve a command of general scientific methods and content, and to acquire specific professional knowledge.
Admission requirements: secondary school diploma after completing 13 years of study in total and passing the relevant State examination, or equivalent foreign qualification; admission may be subject to further assessment.
Duration: three years.
Graduation: in order to obtain the degree, it is necessary to gain at least 180 CFU; doing an internship and preparing a dissertation/thesis may also be required. Upon completion of a Bachelor’s degree, graduates may continue their studies by enrolling in a Master’s degree or other second-cycle degree programmes and courses.
Academic title: upon completion of a Bachelor’s degree (Laurea), graduates are awarded the title of “Dottore”.

Second-cycle degrees: Master’s degree

Second-cycle degrees aim to provide students with an advanced training and knowledge to take on highly-skilled roles.
Admission requirements: applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree, or a foreign equivalent qualification; curricular admission requirements for each course may vary depending on each University.
Duration: two years.
Graduation: in order to obtain the degree, it is necessary to gain at least 120 CFU, as well as preparing and presenting a dissertation/thesis.
Academic title: upon completion of a Master’s degree (Laurea Magistrale), graduates are awarded the title of “Dottore magistrale”. Single cycle/Combined Bachelor+Master’s degrees
Some courses (Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics, Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy, Architecture and Building Engineering-Architecture, Law, Primary Education) are offered as Single cycle/Combined Bachelor+Master’s degrees (Corsi di Laurea Magistrale a Ciclo Unico).
Admission requirements: applicants must hold a secondary school diploma or equivalent foreign qualification; admission is subject to passing an admission test.
Duration: five years (six years and 360 CFU for Medicine and Surgery, and Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics).
Graduation: in order to obtain the degree, it is necessary to gain at least 300 CFU, as well as preparing and presenting a dissertation/thesis. Upon completion of a Single-cycle degree, graduates may continue their studies by applying for a PhD programme (Dottorato di Ricerca) or other third-cycle courses.
Academic title: upon completion of a Master’s degree (Laurea Magistrale), graduates are awarded the title of “Dottore magistrale”.

Third-cycle degrees

PhD programmes: these courses enable students to gain reliable methodologies for advanced scientific research through innovative methodologies and new technologies, and generally include internships abroad and lab activities at research laboratories. Graduates wishing to apply for a PhD programme must have a Master’s degree (or a foreign equivalent qualification) and pass an open competition; PhD programmes have a minimum duration of three years. In order to complete the programme, students must produce a research thesis/dissertation and present it at a final examination.
Academic title: upon completion of a PhD programme, students are awarded the title of “Dottore di ricerca”, or “PhD”.
Postgraduate specialisation courses: these are third-cycle courses aimed at enabling students to develop advanced knowledge and highly-specialised skills, such as in the medical, clinical and surgical fields. To be admitted to these courses, applicants must have a Master’s degree (or a foreign equivalent qualification) and pass an open competition. Postgraduate specialisation courses may last from two (120 CFU) to 6 years (360 CFU) depending on the type. Academic title: upon completion of this programme, graduates are awarded a “Diploma di Specializzazione”.

Professional Master’s programme

1st-level Professional Master’s programmes: these courses enable students to further enhance their scientific knowledge and professional skills. In order to apply, applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent qualification. The minimum duration is one year (60 CFU). Please note that completing this course will not provide you with direct access to a PhD programme (Dottorato di Ricerca), or other third-cycle courses, as these courses are run and managed by each University at the local level. Upon completion of this programme, students are awarded a “Master universitario di primo livello”.
2nd-level Professional Master’s programmes: these courses enable students to further enhance their scientific knowledge and professional skills. In order to apply, applicants must have a Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent qualification. The minimum duration is one year (60 CFU). Please note that completing this course will not provide you with direct access to a PhD programme (Dottorato di Ricerca), or other third-cycle courses, as these courses are run and managed by each University at the local level. Upon completion of this programme, students are awarded a “Master universitario di secondo livello”.

Other useful things

Crediti Formativi Universitari (CFU/ECTS credits): Italian university courses are based on the CFU system. 1 CFU is equal to 25 hours of study. The average annual academic workload for a full-time student is generally assumed to be 60 CFU. CFU and ECTS credits serve the same purpose and generally have the same value.
Degree class: Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes that have the same learning objectives and activities are grouped into “degree classes". The educational content of each programme is set autonomously by each university; however, universities are required to include certain educational activities (and the corresponding number of CFU credits) set at the national level. These requirements are established in relation to each degree class. Degrees in the same class have the same legal value.
Double/Joint degrees: the Italian universities may establish degree programmes in partnership with other Italian or foreign universities. Upon completion of these courses, graduates are awarded a joint or double/multiple degree, one from each Partner University.

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