The Master's Degree in History Teaching (ProfHistory), offered on a national network, is a stricto sensu Graduate program recognized by the Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (Capes) of the Ministry of Education (MEC).
Led by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), it aims to provide continuing education to teachers of History of Basic Education, with the objective of giving certified qualification for the exercise of the profession, contributing to the improvement of teaching quality.
The PROFHISTÓRIA seeks the continuous development of History teachers focused on innovation in the classroom, while at the same time, in a critical and responsible manner, they can reflect on relevant questions about different uses of historical information present contemporaneously in society. This teacher will need to respond to the educational challenges of contemporary Brazil, considering fundamental principles of the construction of historical education.
Candidates who hold a Bachelor's degree course duly registered with the Ministry of Education, and are currently teaching History classes in any year of Basic Education (Elementary and High School), are eligible to participate in the National Examination of Access to ProfHistory.
The University of Pernambuco will initiate the first group of ProfHistory from the first half of 2020, with selection to be held in the second half of 2019. The class will have a capacity of 20 (twenty) students.