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IUL’s educational path – 24 ECTS credits AY 2017/2018

IUL’s educational path – 24 ECTS credits provides the 24 ECTS credits in anthropological, psychological and pedagogical disciplines, and in teaching methods and technologies which constitute the access requirement to participate in the national exam for teachers’ recruitment, and for the three-year training period to become a tenured teacher in upper and lower secondary schools, as provided for by Legislative Decree No. 59 of 13 April 2017.

The course is addressed to those wishing to attend the teachers’ training course in order to work in secondary schools.

The general access requirement is a master’s degree.

Students from non-EU countries will have to submit their application form (within the deadline set every year by the MIUR) to the Italian Embassies (or Consulates) of the country they live in.

To complete the enrolment process it will be therefore necessary to submit the declaration of value of qualifications, issued by recognised educational institutions, and a certified copy of the diplomas. These documents are issued by the Italian Embassies (or Consulates) of the students’ countries of origin.

Applications received after the deadline, lacking the above-mentioned documents and not sent by official consular communication will not be accepted.

Enrolment “upon condition” is not admitted.


The total fee for the course is € 480 to be paid in a lump sum at enrolment.

The registration form must be sent to the IUL Secretariat (Via M. Buonarroti No. 10 – 50122 Florence) with the following documents annexed:

  • a revenue stamp for the value of € 16.00 (sixteen / 00) must be applied to the first page of the form;
  • a passport type photo signed in original on one side and applied on the first page of the form;
  • a photocopy of a valid identity document;
  • self-certification or original certificate of the qualification and final grade;
  • receipt proving payment of the enrolment fee of € 480 made by bank transfer or postal payment slip to the current account in the name of the Italian University Line – IUL. IBAN code: IT 56 R 07601 02800000075042267, or postal payment slip, transaction number 75042267, in the name of the Italian University Line – IUL, Via M. Buonarroti, 10, 50122 Florence.

It is required to indicate the reason for payment: “Enrolment fee for the educational path – 24 ECTS – followed by payer’s name and surname.

The start of the teaching activities is scheduled for 31/1/2018.

For organisational reasons it is advisable to send in advance the registration form by e-mail ( or fax (055 2380395).

For further information: IUL’s admission office Tel. 055 2380568/055 2380385 – e-mail address:

The course is delivered in blended mode:

In person (2 subjects for a total of 12 ECTS credits);

Online (IUL platform) 2 subjects for a total of 12 ECTS credits.

As far as in person teaching sessions are concerned, each ECTS credit equals to 6 hours of lecture-based teaching. Attendance is mandatory for at least 75% of the total of the lessons.

In person lessons will take place in IUL’s university branch in Florence.

New university branches might be activated if there will be more than 30 enrolled students.

IUL’s educational offer is flexible and is based on prior experience and knowledge of the students. Online teaching for each ECTS credit is organised as follows:

1 hour of lecture: audio, video, web conference, pre-structured courseware

5 hours of interactive teaching: students’ participation in forums, blog, wiki and e-tivities (individually or in group) and tutor’s feedback

19 hours of individual study

In addition to the support provided by the teaching staff, IUL’s educational model envisages the constant assistance of a tutor endowed with transversal competencies.

At the end of each topic, an in-person exam must be taken (the grades are on a scale of 30).

The final mark (110/110) accounts for all the marks obtained in each exam.

The 24 ECTS credits are organised as follows:

1st IUL training pathway – 24 CFU

Calendar of in person lessons

SubjectSDSETCSDelivery mode
Subject 1E-learning and pedagogy 2.0M-PED/04 –  Experimental pedagogy6online
Subject 2 Psychology of development, thinking and creativity  M-PSI/04 –  psychology of learning6in person
Subject 3Ethical responsibilities of the teacherM-FIL/03 –  Moral philosophy6online
Subject 4Techniques and technologies for school learning  M-PED/03 –  Didactics and special pedagogy6in person


2nd  IUL training pathway – 24 CFU

Calendar of in person lessons

SubjectSDSECTS Delivery mode
Subjetc 1 History of school and educational institutionsM-PED/02 –   History of pedagogy6In person
Subject 2 Psychology of development, thinking and creativity  M-PSI/04 –  psychology of learning6In person
Subject 3 Ethical responsibilities of the teacherM-FIL/03 –  Moral philosophy6Online
Subject 4E-learning and pedagogy 2.0M-PED/04 – Experimental pedagogy6Online