Knowledge and understanding 1. To know and understand the essential lines of the history of pedagogy, with specific reference to the modern and contemporary age, through the analysis of the thought and work of the most significant authors. 2. To know and understand the historical dimension of the themes and models of education, through the reading of pages of classical and contemporary works in the history of pedagogy. Applying knowledge and understanding 1. To recognize the most important educational issues and problems that emerge from the historical-pedagogical point of view during the modern and contemporary age and grasp its relevance. 2. To identify some particularly complex and problematic educational situations and compare them with similar current situations. 3. To present the historical evolution of educational institutions created to care for people (children, young people or adults), in situations of hardship, marginalization and disability.