Training Course: 2D2E_FEUC - Discover Discuss Teach Economics - Portugal in numbers and figures
General Objectives of the CourseFEUC's mission is to contribute to a greater economic literacy of the Portuguese people. There are multiple examples of the harm individuals and their families face due to poorly reasoned economic decisions nonetheless avoidable if literacy were higher. Secondary school teachers of economics are the main recipients of these scientific courses in economics. FEUC intends to promote the update of their economic knowledge throughout lifelong learning. This course is part of a more global project aimed to intensify the academic relationships between FEUC and secondary school teachers of economics and students entitled 2D2E: Discover Discuss Teach Economics.
Secondary economics teachers can apply for this course.
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Mode of StudyFace-to-face
Teaching / Evaluation language(s)Portuguese language
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingThe final grade will have a quantitative character (insufficient – 1 to 4,9 values; regular – 5 to 6,4 values; good – 6,5 to 7,9 values; very good – 8 to 8,9 values and excellent – 9 to 10 values) in the terms of the circular letter nº 3/2007 of the CCPFC. The students who do not have a final grade of 5 will not be certified. The students’ approval still depends of completing all activities throughout the course.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills1 – To analyse topics from the five modules of the course applied to Portugal through numbers and figures;
2 - To improve the knowledge about several databases that include economic indicators relevant to the analysis of macroeconomic phenomena;
3 – To select the most appropriate economic indicators suited to the quantitative description of a given economic topic;
4 – To build the database;
5 – To decide the kind of analysis to be implemented;
6 – To choose the most suitable languages: numbers presented in tables and the type of tables or figures and the type of figures or even a mix for the written presentation the topic.
Maria Adelaide Pedrosa Silva Duarte
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRules of creation and operation of non-degree courses at the University of Coimbra
Non Degree Course
Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate
Duration: 25 HORAS
ECTS Credits: 2.0
Call for Applications
- 2019-09-05 a 2022-06-03