Veus literàries. Xavier Rubert de Ventós
Durada: 27 min. Vídeo. Micantia S.L..
Xavier Rubert de Ventós (Barcelona, 1939) és filòsof, professor universitari i escriptor i també ha destacat en el camp de la política. Llicenciat en Dret i Filosofia, el 1964 es doctorà en aquesta darrera disciplina. Les seves nombroses publicacions Author(s):
AprendreXparticiparXaprendre. Joves i participació
Durada: 20 min. Vídeo. Departament d'Educació (Generalitat de Catalunya).
"Joves i participació" és un DVD presentat en el marc del Vè Congrés d'Educació celebrat a La Seu d'Urgell el 21 de maig de 2010 sota el lema "AprendreXparticiparXaprendre" amb l'objectiu de portar la veu dels i de les joves al Congrés. Aquest material Author(s):
Promoció FP. Disseny i restauració
Durada: 5 min. Vídeo. Generalitat de Catalunya (Departament d'Educació).
Ensenyaments superiors de conservació i restauració de béns culturals. Ensenyaments de disseny.
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