Master – Teaching, education and training professions (MEEF), 2nd degree | History geography

Domain: Cultures, territories and plural societies in the Indian Ocean

Course: History-Geography

ECTS credits


level of studies
at the end of training

Baccalaureate +5

Teaching locations

Saint-Denis – Bellepierre site

Type of training : Master

Training regime: Initial formation

Training summary

This course is aimed at students wishing to train as history and geography teachers. It allows them to follow a set of diversified courses enabling them to acquire and develop professional skills and to prepare for external civil service recruitment competitions: Certificate of Aptitude for Secondary Education Teaching (CAPES). ) in history-geography or Certificate of Aptitude for Professional High School Professorship (CAPLP) in literature-history and to learn about and through research in the field of training in history-geography.

The training is based on an integrative logic linking courses and teaching content. Disciplinary and didactic learning are combined so that students can move from distanced reflection to professional practice.

The history-geography course offers, like all MEEF courses, a common core allowing students to access a shared culture, specific to the professions of teaching, education and training in the Reunion context.


Training aims

The MEEF History-Geography Master is a professional Master's degree aimed at students aiming for teaching professions and who wish to present the CAPES in history-geography.

The training provided as part of the MEEF Master has a triple objective:

  • Provide future teachers with solid training in the field of history and geography

  •  Support students in preparing for the CAPES exams

  •  Allow a first contact with practice and prepare students for the exercise of their profession

Advantages of the training

The training course aims to validate professional skills in the teaching and education professions.

It defines the elements of a culture common to all teachers, such as:

  • Mastery of disciplinary knowledge and its didactics

  • The ability to construct, implement and lead teaching situations taking into account the diversity of students

  • The organization of a mode of operation of the group favoring the learning and socialization of students

  • The ability to evaluate students' acquisitions and progress

Targeted skills

Skills common to all teachers and education staff, actors in the public education service:

  • Sharing the values ​​of the Republic

  • Place your action within the framework of the fundamental principles of the education system and within the regulatory framework of the school

Teachers and education staff, pedagogues and educators serving student success:

  • Know the students and the learning processes

  • Take into account the diversity of students

  • Supporting students in their training path

  • Act as a responsible educator and according to ethical principles

  • Master the French language for communication purposes

  • Use a modern foreign language in situations required by your job

  • Integrate the elements of digital culture necessary to carry out your job

Teachers and education staff, actors in the educational community:

  • Cooperate within a team

  • Contribute to the action of the educational community

  • Cooperate with parents

  • Cooperate with school partners

  • Engage in an individual and collective process of professional development


Skills common to all teachers, professionals carrying knowledge and a common culture:

  • Master disciplinary knowledge and their didactics

  • Master the French language as part of your teaching

Teachers, expert learning practitioners:

  • Build, implement and facilitate teaching and learning situations taking into account the diversity of students

  • Organize and ensure a mode of operation for the group that promotes student learning and socialization

  • Evaluate student progress and acquisitions


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Summary of lessons by course

  • The Teaching Unit (EU)1 Framework and Context includes inclusive school, values ​​and education, education in contexts and responsible digital

  •  UE2 focuses on knowledge and includes disciplinary training in history, geography, general pedagogy and tools and methods.

  •  UE3 corresponds to reflective practices in the field of Modern Foreign Language (LVE) and Research. It also includes individual and internship monitoring, as well as digital education.


The course offers different courses:

  • observation course and accompanied practice

  • massed training course of accompanied practice with work-study possibilities

Specific devices

Not concerned

Conditions of access to training

On file, baccalaureate + 3 or equivalent

Continuing Studies


Career opportunities

After the second year of the Master's degree, students can become history-geography teachers.

They can also consider related professions linked to professional training, the educational environment or take certain civil service competitions.

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