Public University of Navarre

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Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education at the Universidad Pública de Navarra
Course code: 311106 Subject title: EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
Credits: 6 Type of subject: Basic Year: 1 Period: 1º S
Department: Ciencias Humanas y de la Educación

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Module/Subject matter

Basic Training / Education



Education, the right to Education and Education in the world. Educational systems and their socio-political conditioning. The family as the first educational institution. Institutions of Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary Education. The organization of formal education institutions. Center Educational Project. Non-formal education: Permanent Education and Adult Education. Socio-educational institutions. From Special Education to Inclusive School.


General proficiencies

2.1. Basic Proficiencies

BP2 - Students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional manner and possess skills which are usually demonstrated by developing and defending arguments and resolving problems in their area of study.

BP3 - Students are able to compile and interpret relevant information (normally within their area of study) in order to voice opinions which include reflection on relevant themes of a social, scientific or ethical nature.

BP4 - Students are able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.

2.2. General proficiencies

GP1 - To be familiar with the objectives, curricular content and evaluation criteria of Early Childhood Education.

GP2 - To promote and facilitate learning in early childhood from a global perspective, integrating the different cognitive, emotional, psychomotor and volitional dimensions.

GP3 - To design and regulate learning spaces in contexts characterised by diversity which attend to the unique educational needs of children, gender equality, fairness and respect for human rights.

GP5 - To reflect in groups on the acceptance of rules and respect for others. To promote the autonomy and uniqueness of each child as factors involved in the education of emotions, feelings and values ¿in early childhood.

GP9 - To be familiar with the organisation of early childhood education centres and the range of actions involved in their operation. Accept that teaching, as a practice, must be constantly refined and adapted to scientific, pedagogical and social changes over the course of one's life.

GP11-To reflect on classroom practices to innovate and improve teaching work. To acquire habits and skills for autonomous and cooperative learning and promote it in students.

GP12 - To understand the function, possibilities and limits of education in today's society, and the core competences which affect early childhood education centres and the professionals who belong to them. To be familiar with quality improvement models as applicable to education centres.

2.3. Trasverse proficiencie

TP2 - To demonstrate a level of competence in Spanish and, where appropriate, Basque equivalent to the C1 level of the Council of Europes Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.


Specific proficiencies

SP1 - To be familiar with the objectives, curricular content, organisation, methodology and evaluation criteria of Early Childhood Education.

SP4 - To reflect on learning contexts and contexts of coexistence in education centres. To be able to observe systematically, acknowledge work well done, accept the rules and respect others.

SP5 - To reflect on classroom practices in order to promote innovation. To acquire habits and skills for autonomous and cooperative learning, and to be familiar with quality management models.

SP9 - To be familiar with the organisation of early childhood education centres and how they work in collaboration with the various sectors of the educational community and social environment.

SP10 - To encourage cooperation, harmonious coexistence and the motivation and desire to learn, to participate actively in the centres projects and to attend to relations with children families.

SP11 -To maintain a critical, independent relationship with respect to knowledge, values and the institutions involved in education.


Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes are the realization of the skills that students acquire in the matter. Three levels are


- Optimal level: 100% acquisition of skills and expertise in at least 75% of them.

- Standard or medium level: acquisition of the majority of the alleged relevant powers and expertise in

those aspects contributing to the specific competencies of the title.

- Deficient Level: Insufficient acquisition of the aspects contributing to the specific competencies of the


A student gets a grade of APTO if the level of learning is optimal or medium.

Related to evaluation system (ES), these learning outcomes are specified in this subject as follows:

LO1- show mastery of basic concepts associated with learning contents of subject (SE4).

LO2. Compression of historical setting and effective educational system indicating the various

elements of specificity in different educational institutions (ES2 and ES3).

LO3. Expression autonomously with critical thinking and analysis criteria by which knowledge, values

and diversity constitute key to the development of educational institutions (ES1 and ES2).

LO4. Evaluation with critical capacity of the characteristic aspects of educational institutions, meeting

the unique needs of students (ES2 and ES3).

LO5. Demonstration of a committed attitude to the development of learning contexts and coexistence

from a job well done (ES1).

LO6. Application of the knowledge acquired to concrete realities in educational and socio-educational

institutions (ES3).

LO7. Analysis of the various educational innovations and developing proposals to address educational

challenges arising (ES2 and ES3).



5.1. Teaching methods

Code Description
TM1 Lecture with full attendance
TM2 Interaction in large group
TM3 Interaction in medium-sized group
TM4 Interaction in small group
TM5 Individualised interaction: tasks and guidelines for autonomous study

5.2. Learning activities

Code Description Hours Attendance
LA1 Theory classes (foundation, examples, proven applications and developments) 45 100
LA2 Practical classes or, in the event, practical experience (in the field) 15 100
LA3 Preparation of papers and oral defence 30 10
LA4 Self-study 50 0
LA5 Tutorials 5 100
LA6 Oral or written exams 5 100





Weight (%) It allows
test resit
required grade





Code Description Weighing % Recoverable
ES1 Attendance and participation in class or, where appropriate, in a school 10 No
ES2 Theory review and summary work 20 No
ES3 Practical work: observation, proposal and, where appropriate, evaluation 30 Yes, 30%
ES4 Partial or complete oral or written assessments 40 Yes, 40%
  TOTAL 100 70


- There are obligation to attend class sessions in which continuous assessment activities are carried out.

- To pass this subject it is necessary to approve the ES4.






1.1 The concept of education: family, school and educative community.

1.2 Right to education and education worldwide.

1.3 Formal, no formal and informal education.

1.4 Educative systems, educational administrations and their institutions.



2.1 The historical process of school institutionalization: pedagogical renovations and educational movements.

2.2 Diversity and inclusive education.

2.3 Educational institutions: Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary Education.

2.4. Organization and functioning of formal educational institutions. The school's documents.

2.5 Socio-educational institutions.



3.1 Lifelong education in the information and knowledge society.

3.2 Challenges to education in XXI century society.



Access the bibliography that your professor has requested from the Library.


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CAMINO ORTIZ DE BARRÓN, I. (2011). Teoría e Historia de la Educación. San Sebastián: Delta.

BONA, C. (2015). La nueva educación.  Barcelona: Plaza &Janés.

CARREÑO, M. (2000): Teorías e instituciones contemporáneas de educación. Madrid: Síntesis.

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The teachers will decide the specific bibliography of this section to work each course.

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BONA, C. (2015). La nueva educación.  Barcelona: Plaza &Janés.

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GARCÍA RUIZ, R. (2013). Enseñar y aprender en educación infantil a través de proyectos. Santander: Publican.

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