Agostino Portera

portera,  April 19, 2021
Position
Full Professor
Academic sector
M-PED/01 - PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION
Research sector (ERC)
SH2_2 - Social inequalities, social exclusion, social integration

SH2_1 - Social structure, social mobility

Office
Palazzo Zorzi-Polfranceschi,  Floor 1° ala Vipacco,  Room 1.31
Telephone
+39 045802 8397
E-mail
agostino|portera*univr|it <== Replace | with . and * with @ to have the right email address.

Office Hours

Tuesday, Hours 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM,  

Curriculum

Agostino Portera is full professor of intercultural education, director of the Department of Educational Science and head of the Centre for Intercultural Studies in the University of Verona (Italy). He obtained the PhD at University of Freiburg (Germany) and was Visiting Professor at the Universities of  Würzburg, London, OISE Toronto  and is author of research and publications in the field of immigration, identity, intercultural education and competence; is a member of the board of the International Association For Intercultural Education (IAIE), collaborates with many journals and is a member of the editorial board of Intercultural education, (Carfax Publishing, London). He is currently editing a book, by Routledge, with C. Grant: Multicultural and Intercultural Education for the Global World.

Modules

Modules running in the period selected: 77.
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Course Name Total credits Online Teacher credits Modules offered by this teacher
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Basic Elements of the Educational Work (2022/2023)   6   
Master's degree in Advanced Social Work General and intercultural pedagogy (2022/2023)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural education (2022/2023)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Basic Elements of the Educational Work (2021/2022)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Advanced Social Work General and intercultural pedagogy (2021/2022)   6  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural education (2021/2022)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Basic Elements of the Educational Work (2020/2021)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Advanced Social Work General and intercultural pedagogy (2020/2021)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2020/2021)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Basic Elements of the Educational Work (2019/2020)   6   
Master's degree in Advanced Social Work General and intercultural pedagogy (2019/2020)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2019/2020)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2019/2020)   6  eLearning
PhD programme in Human Sciences Teaching activity in the PhD school (2019/2020)   50   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy (2018/2019)   9   
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2018/2019)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2018/2019)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy (2017/2018)   9   
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2017/2018)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2017/2018)   6  eLearning
Professional Master's programme in Teaching Italian as a second language Pedagogia e metodi di formazione interculturali (2017/2018)   3   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy [Cognomi A-L] (2016/2017)   9   
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2016/2017)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2016/2017)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy [Cognomi A-L] (2015/2016)   9   
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2015/2016)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2015/2016)   6   
Master's degree in Social Work and Social Policies General and intercultural pedagogy (2014/2015)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy [Cognomi A-L] (2014/2015)   9   
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2014/2015)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2014/2015)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy (2013/2014)   6   
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2013/2014)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2013/2014)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy (2012/2013)   6   
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2012/2013)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2012/2013)   9   
Master's degree in Social Work and Social Policies General and intercultural pedagogy (2011/2012)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy (2011/2012)   9   
Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences Intercultural Competences (2011/2012)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2011/2012)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy (2010/2011)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences Intercultural Education (2010/2011)   6   
Specialized Degree in the Design and Realisation of highly complex social service operations General and Social Pedagogy (2009/2010)   4   
Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences General Pedagogy (2009/2010)   9   
Specialized Degree in Educational Science General Pedagogy (s) (2009/2010)   4   
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) Intercultural Education (2009/2010)   6   
Specialized Degree in the Design and Realisation of highly complex social service operations General and Social Pedagogy (2008/2009)   4   
Specialized Degree in Educational Science General Pedagogy (s) (2008/2009)   4   
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) Intercultural Education (2008/2009)   6   
Degree for Experts in Training Processes Intercultural Education (2008/2009)   4   
Specialized Degree in the Design and Realisation of highly complex social service operations General and Social Pedagogy (2007/2008)   4   
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) General Pedagogy (2007/2008)   4   
Specialized Degree in Educational Science General Pedagogy (s) (2007/2008)   4   
Degree for Experts in Training Processes Intercultural Education (2007/2008)   4   
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) Intercultural Education (2007/2008)   6   
Specialized Degree in the Design and Realisation of highly complex social service operations General and Social Pedagogy (2006/2007)   4   
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) General Pedagogy (2006/2007)   4   
Specialized Degree in Educational Science General Pedagogy (s) (2006/2007)   4   
Degree for Experts in Training Processes Intercultural Education (2006/2007)   4   
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) Intercultural Education (2006/2007)   6   
Specialized Degree in the Design and Realisation of highly complex social service operations General and Social Pedagogy (2005/2006)   4   
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) General Pedagogy (2005/2006)   4   
Specialized Degree in Educational Science General Pedagogy (s) (2005/2006)   4   
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) Intercultural Education (2005/2006)   6   
Degree for Experts in Training Processes Intercultural Education (2005/2006)   4   
Specialized Degree in the Design and Realisation of highly complex social service operations General and Social Pedagogy (2004/2005)   4     
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) General Pedagogy (2004/2005)   4     
Specialized Degree in Educational Science General Pedagogy (s) (2004/2005)   4     
Degree for Experts in Training Processes Intercultural Education (2004/2005)   4     
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) Intercultural Pedagogy (advanced) (2004/2005)   2     
Degree in Education Studies (until 2007-2008) Intercultural Pedagogy ( an introduction) (2004/2005)   2     
Degree for Professional Educators General Pedagogy (2003/2004)   4     
Specialized Degree in Educational Science General Pedagogy (2003/2004)   4     
Degree for Professional Educators Intercultural Pedagogy (advanced) (2003/2004)   2     
Degree for Professional Educators Intercultural Pedagogy ( an introduction) (2003/2004)   2     
Degree for Professional Educators Intercultural Education (2002/2003)   4     

 
 

Research groups

Departmental Interdisciplinary Research - SCHOOL (ARIdip – SCHOOL)
The Group proposes a research project on the topic "School and social cohesion in Italy".
Centre for Intercultural Studies
The main aim of the Centre for Intercultural Studies, established at the Department of Educational Science in 1998, is to conduct research, provide cultural services, and develop education theories and teaching methods for a pluralist and multicultural society. The Centre supports and engages in intercultural education, counseling, research and training for schools and professionals in the fields of education, healthcare, social work, law, culture management, business, media and local government. The Centre operates in collaboration with several institutions, authorities and associations, both public and private, national and international, and with accredited professionals. It also cooperates with the IAIE (International Association for Intercultural Education). The Centre disseminates knowledge and information at a local, national and international level to researchers, experts, educators, social workers, and economic and legal advisers.
Research interests
Topic Description Research area
Intercultural Competence Analysis of intercultural educational practices and methodologies. Analysis of the concept of intercultural competence in the fields of education, intercultural mediation, business, social work and healthcare. Inclusive societies and citizenship practices
Education
Teacher Education The expression “Teacher education” refers to a research field, characterized by a plurality of voices, which is focused in reflecting on the nature of teaching and learning in the teachers' professional trainings. Training and Organisations
Education
Intercultural Mediation and Counseling Analysis and study of (inter)cultural mediation and intercultural counseling to know how to move between different cultural frames (recognizing clues of contextualization and to act effectively within a specific cultural frame) both - and above all - to know how to interact effectively in the relationship with culturally different people. Inclusive societies and citizenship practices
Education
Projects
Title Starting date
Mapping Teacher Training in Europe (MATT) 1/1/19
Creation of Continuous Development Programme for Educators (CCPD4E) 1/1/15
Educational Achievement, Social Inclusion and Cohesion: Innovative Strategies, ICT and Evaluation Models 2/1/13
RICK's Cafe: Renewing Intercultural Competences and Knowledge Spaces 9/1/10
Educazione interculturale alla cittadinanza a scuola e nei media 1/1/10
EDUCAZIONE DEL CITTADINO IN PROSPETTIVA INTERCULTURALE (continuazione, anno 2003) 4/30/03
EDUCAZIONE DEL CITTADINO IN PROSPETTIVA INTERCULTURALE (definitivo) 4/30/03




Chair

Other positions held
Agostino Portera
Office Collegial Body
Teaching staff council for the doctorate in Education and Training Sciences
member Board of the PhD programme in Human Sciences A.Y. 2018/2019 - Department Human Sciences
member Council for the Degree Course for Professional Educators - Department Human Sciences
member Collegio Didattico di Servizio Sociale - Department Human Sciences
Presidente Comitato scientifico del Master in Intercultural Competence and Management - Comunicazione, Gestione dei conflitti e Mediazione interculturale in ambito aziendale, educativo, sociosanitario, giuridico, dei mass-media e per l'italiano L2 - Department Human Sciences
Presidente Comitato Scientifico del Master in Intercultural Competence and Management - Comunicazione, Gestione dei conflitti e Mediazione interculturale in ambito aziendale, educativo, sociosanitario, giuridico, dei mass-media e per l'italiano L2 - Department Human Sciences
member Council for the Degree Course in Social Services
full prof. Consiglio del Dipartimento di Scienze Umane - Department Human Sciences
member Board of the Educational Science Department - Department Human Sciences

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