Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Department of Education

Head of Department: Prof. Simonetta Polenghi

Overview

The Department of Education of the UCSC promotes and coordinates intensive research activities within the Faculty of Educational Sciences in Milan, Brescia, and Piacenza, collaborating with national and international scholars and research centers. Its research mainly focuses on the following thematic areas: theory of education and social pedagogy; history of education and children's literature; didactics, education technology and special education; experimental education and educational research; teaching strategies and learning of physical and sport pedagogy. Departmental research in these areas is characterized by scientific methodology and by the centrality assigned to the "person" from a pedagogical perspective.