Faculdade de Ciências Humanas de Vitória
University description (as per official university website)
The Metropolitan Vocational Education has as its primary function the production of knowledge, linking up with two macrotipos of knowledge: teaching, linked to the former function of the school, teacher education, cultural dissemination and training of the citizen, and scientific knowledge and technology, linked to the formation of the researcher, the research development and creating new technologies.
The conquest of autonomy, both the individual and society, education is the target of Metropolitan Vocational Education. It is the meeting point of the political, educational, social and philosophical. The human person and, by extension, communities eager to take in their own hands to build its history and Metropolitan Vocational actively seeks to be concatenated in this constructive process. The more consciously make your story more people will see with clarity the difficulties that have to be faced in the economic domain, social and cultural development in the ongoing process of their release.
The Metropolitan Vocational Education as an institution of education, press for an educational proposal that aims to restore the autonomy of human beings, the ontological vocation to be individual and not the object of history. The politics, ethics and pedagogy at Metropolitan Vocational Education are in the act of learning, a synthesis of diverse, which is the true education that struggle against oppression, injustice, the devaluation of the human person, work and knowledge.
The methods, content and activities in the Metropolitan Vocational Education are fit for purpose of making the greatest person the subject of his own intellectual and moral emancipation. The task of our educational institution is daunting: to encourage the emergence of critical-reflexive individuals, focusing on changing the world, capable of acting in solidarity aimed at creating a more just and egalitarian society.
Finally, the Metropolitan Vocational Education believes that the emergence of a new reality is the result of a historical process where the subjective and objective consciousness merges into that reality is contradictory, dynamic and therefore modifiable. Education as a social practice, as directed process of social transformation, it means, ultimately, become aware of reality and revolutionize it. The awareness is, in short, the process of looking critically at the economic reality, social, political and cultural, putting away the beliefs and myths that deceive and to help maintain the structure dehumanizing.
Are these purposes, rather than corporate interests, which ultimately justify and make sense of the Metropolitan Vocational Education. These are the questions we put to thinking of all those who are looking for a serious academic, committed to skills training and social transformation. It is these foundations that make the Metropolitan Vocational Education and an institution other than quality.
The Metropolitan Vocational Education intends to keep up to date with respect to cultural changes bringing them into their curriculum planning. The school expresses its performance that aims to promote the growth of students by learning through experimentation, manipulation, formulating hypotheses, developing reasoning, reason and sensitivity.
The school justifies this action in respect to ideological pluralism of individuals. But the acceptance of diversity of opinions does not mean to assume a position of absolute neutrality. An attitude of support and analyze the attitudes and circumstances which they consider a progressive vision of reality intended to be the constant that will govern the educational assessments.
The Metropolitan Vocational conceives education as a practice that has the ability to create conditions so that all students develop their skills and learn the knowledge required to build instruments of understanding reality and participation in social, political and cultural diverse and increasingly large, these fundamental conditions for the exercise of citizenship in building a democratic society.
With an educational humanizing, prioritizes the individual and collective development within a social and cultural context. Thus, individuals are constructed as equal people, and at the same time, different from all others.
The Metropolitan Vocational Education performs its social function allowing the cultivation of cultural and social, considering the expectations and needs of students, parents, teachers, finally, those involved directly in the educational process.
With the constructive participation of student and teacher intervention, The Metropolitan Vocational Education promotes the development of skills and the ability to sound reasoning, necessary for the formation of the individual.
- Training level professionals with technical skills and basic skills, specific to the professional field in question, developed according to professional profiles of completion and the demands of the labor market.
- Promote the transition between school and work, empowering youth and adults with knowledge and skills for general and specific performance of productive activities.