Master – Teaching, Education and Training Professions (MEEF), 2nd degree | Letters History – Geography

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

Course: Letters 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

The MEEF Master's degree in letters history - geography aims to prepare students for the recruitment competition for the Certificate of Aptitude for Vocational High School Teaching (CAPLP) in letters history - geography allowing the teaching of these subjects in vocational high schools. This master's degree aims to develop the skills necessary for teaching French, history, geography and Moral and Civic Education (EMC) in vocational high schools.

Training aims

This course is aimed at students wishing to train as teachers of literature, history and geography.
It allows them to follow a set of diversified courses allowing them to acquire and develop professional skills, to prepare for external CAPLP civil service recruitment competitions in history letters and to learn about and through research in the field of training in history and 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.

Advantages of the training

Multidisciplinary training requiring a high level of knowledge in literature, history and geography

Targeted skills

This course leads to acquiring and developing plural skills:
• Know the profession of teaching civil servant of the State and the teaching of these two disciplines in a specific school environment
• Know how to understand the diversity of school populations and teach the disciplines of history and geography, in accordance with middle and high school programs
• Becoming professional by implementing a research approach based on a professional question identified on one of the internship sites
• Contextualize the knowledge and skills acquired as part of the specific preparation for competitive examinations
• Know how to analyze professional practices
• Know how to present and support a professional dissertation.

Sheet of the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP)

Summary of lessons by course

The training is organized in three blocks:

Setting and context 

  • The professor, an actor in the educational community and the public service of National Education

Knowledge and learning

  • The teacher, pilot of his teaching, effective in the transmission of knowledge and the construction of learning

Reflective and professional practice

  • The teacher, reflective practitioner, actor of his/her professional development


This professional training is punctuated by several internships within the professional high schools of our academy.

Specific devices

Not concerned

Conditions of access to training

On file, baccalaureate + 3 or equivalent

Continuing Studies


Career opportunities

This MEEF Master naturally leads to careers in teaching literature and history-geography as a teacher of the vocational high school in literature, history-geography as a permanent civil servant (subject to success in the competitive exam) or temporary worker. .

GARAN Frédéric
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