ODEC is hosted by the Centre for Educational Research and Intervention (CIIE) of the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto (FPCEUP).
OBJECT AND FIELD OF ACTION
ODEC has as its object the production and dissemination of knowledge, the intervention and monitoring, the scientific consulting and the development of social innovation projects, with special focus on the field of sports, in its articulation with education, health, environment and social intervention and inclusion. To achieve its object, ODEC takes into account:
- The plurality of the contributions of the education and sport sciences and the different social and human sciences in the construction of educational scientificity;
- The multiplicity and complexity of educational processes;
- The role of sport in the framework of the Portuguese educational reality, in the current context of globalization and localization of socio-educational phenomena;
- The role of sport in different social spaces and mobilized by different societal actors and the insertion of sport in the national and international spaces of scientific production.