Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Formation Policies in the Amazonas: Implications and Challenges
Maria Rita Santos da Silva, Professor; Selma Suely Baçal de Oliveira, Professor

This article evidences the results of an empirical research with analysis of the formation offered to the lay teachers of the State of Amazonas, crossed by dilemmas and challenges. It was a case study, in a dialectical perspective, qualitative and referential approach that discusses policies of an emergency character, using Distance Education as promoter of innovative methodology to guarantee the formation of teachers in large scale. The results point to the legacy of 16,000 formatted teachers, but the dilemmas and challenges experienced during the course need to be reflected to better meet new demands and contribute to the qualification of teaching professionals. Therefore, the relevance of the work of the State University of Amazonas and the infrastructure strategy to reach the 62 municipalities of Amazonas, despite complex geographic and economic challenges, the training reached the teachers of the poorest regions of the Amazonas.

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