Pedagogical Support Center for Undergraduate Program - NAP
The Pedagogical Support Center (NAP) of the Fundação Getulio Vargas is a sector specialized in pedagogical and psycho-pedagogical assistance to students, didactic-pedagogical support to professors and coordinators of undergraduate courses at FGV Schools in Rio de Janeiro.
NAP is the reference channel for students to meet their individual or collective, emotional, or cognitive needs and any other way of learning, being, and relating to the interdisciplinary and dynamic world of higher education knowledge.
The center develops strategies for welcoming students. By using qualified listening, it seeks to understand their demands to act by creating better pedagogical conditions to favor the intellectual and emotional development of undergraduate students in this new stage of life, preventing academic failure.
In addition, the center adopts an active approach of seeking the students’ opinions about their experience throughout the academic activities, their doubts, suggestions, and individual needs.
|Among NAP’s various functions are:|
|Interviewing, individually or in small groups, students who enter undergraduate programs to discover their expectations related to the program and their life stories;|
|Welcome, support and guide students who seek help for their conflicts and difficulties and, through qualified listening, identify emotional challenges and, if appropriate, guide them to find professional advice;|
|Assist students in overcoming challenges, establish new interpersonal relationships and adapt to the new social environment;|
|Offer pedagogical and psycho-pedagogical support for students, from the moment they arrive, until the completion of their qualification;|
|Provide educational support to students’ academic practices, study activities, monitoring, and cognitive development;|
|Develop individualized study guide for students with learning disabilities;|
|Organize workshops and lectures on topics relevant to the intellectual and emotional development of students;|
|Monitor the academic performance of the classes and propose pedagogical meetings with faculty and program coordinators;|
|Encourage meetings with class representatives and other student organizations;|
|Outline class profiles and guide professors on specific demands related to different didactic-pedagogical situations.|
Pedagogical / Psycho-pedagogical Assistance:
NAP Coordination: Helena Giolito
Technical-Pedagogical Assistant: Tatiane Rosa Santos
Academic Support: Isabel de Moraes Ferreira