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licentiate

 [li-sen´she-āt]
one holding a license from an authorized agency giving the right to practice a particular profession.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

licentiate

(lī-sen′shē-ăt) [L. licentiare, to authorize, license]
1. One who practices a profession by the authority granted by a license.
2. In some countries, a medical practitioner who has no medical degree.
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Of the total production in education, it is worth highlighting that 21% accounts for the Teacher Training theme, although there are researches about licentiate's degrees, which are in the sphere of the Initial Formation as well, but do not properly discuss formation, being concentrated on themes referring to structures, methodologies and systems.
However, in spite of the changes consolidated by legal opinions, decrees and resolutions, the urgent character historically assumed by teacher training programs for professional education, toward making the licentiate's degree the essential and exclusive component to qualify the professional for the teaching activity, continued to prevail and be legitimated through subsection II of the article 63 of the Brazilian education organic and general law.
This particular topic is especially important for students seeking a Licentiate's degree who initially need oral and teaching practice in virtual classrooms so they can go on to physical classrooms (SANTANA; IMANA-ENCINAS, 2007).

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