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Playa Ancha University of Educational Sciences, Valparaíso, Chile

Playa Ancha University of Educational Sciences is a university in Chile. It is a derivative university part of the Chilean Traditional Universities, belonging to the select group of twenty five rector's Council universities. The university has on two campuses: the major one in Valparaíso on Calle Playa Ancha 850 and the second one in San Felipe.The university has a vast tradition in the education area and is deeply involved with the community of Valparaiso and San Felipe.HistoryThe university was founded 1948 in Vaparaíso as "Instituto Pedagógico de la Universidad de Chile" with the intention to enhance the study of languages. Former careers were Pedagogy on Spanish, French and English languages; in 1951 a Philosophy career and a year later the first Chilean School for Journalism and an "Escuela Normal" for Women were founded.In 1981 new areas and programs were inaugurated. In 1956 the career Pedagogy for German language was added; in 1962 the disciplines for Biology, Philosophy, History and Geography; in 1968 Pedagogy for Primary School; in 1969 Library sciences; in 1971 Pedagogy for Plastic Arts, Pedagogy for Musical Arts and Pedagogy for Pre-School Education.Today the university is going through a process of modernization of its infrastructure, with a new library in the major campus, located in Valparaiso, and the construction of the natural sciences and engineering faculty in the same city.Faculties and careersHumanitiesMultilingual touristic administrationGeographyPedagogy in Spanish languagePedagogy in PhilosophyPedagogy in History and GeographyPedagogy in EnglishEnglish-Spanish translation and interpretationArtsDesign draftsmanGraphic designGraduate in ArtsPedagogy in Plastic ArtsPedagogy in Musical EducationPedagogy in Technological EducationTheatre (Acting)
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Playa Ancha University of Educational Sciences, Valparaíso, Chile

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Found: 06.07.2015

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