The Graduate Program in Education (PPGE) signals the commitment of UFFS to the training of teachers for basic education and the development of scientific research in this area, encompassing research objects that cross, through the program’s research lines, initial and continuing teacher education, teaching professionalism understood as social practice, teaching identity and knowledge, pedagogical practice and processes in their entirety and complexity, educational policies and their implications for pedagogical organization; research as a training tool. Its unit element is the historical understanding of Education as a social phenomenon.