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Who We Are

The FCC (Carlos Chagas Foundation) is a private, nonprofit institution that operates in two main areas: Assessment/Civil Service Exams/Selection Processes and Research and Education. Since it was founded 50 years ago, it has been recognized for its competence in conducting civil service exams, college admission tests, system evaluation and socio-educational research.

Investing in education and research has always been one of FCC’s driving forces. Through its Educational Research Department (DPE), it dedicates to research programs on topics directly or indirectly related to education involving assessment, people selection, public policy, teaching and teacher education, social rights, gender and race. Another differential of the FCC lies in its experience and excellence in planning and executing selection processes. 

Assessment, Civil Service Exams and Selection Processes

QUALITY, SECURITY AND CREDIBILITY 

  • Technical teams with up-to-date training in the following areas: project planning and execution, psychometrics, statistics, legal, data processing, information security, logistics, transportation, candidate care and accessibility;

  • Monitored facilities, own printer with strict production and packaging control;

  • Efficient, country-wide logistics;

  • Investment in information technology and security;

  • Purpose-designed projects to meet the needs of each institution;

  • Reliable and efficient results guide our pioneering spirit and tradition.

Research and Education

Our Pillars

Investigation
Scientific Dissemination
Education and Training
  • Courses and Seminars: these are aimed at the training and development of educators, educational managers, researchers, undergraduate and graduate students and people interested in topics and research in education.
  • Postdoc Internship Program: designed for researchers or professors who hold a Ph.D. and whose research interests are related to subjects studied at the DPE.
  • Partnerships for organizing and holding national and international scientific events.
Valuing and Recognition
  • Professor Rubens Murillo Marques Award: this prize recognizes ​​and disseminates teacher education experiences by teachers at undergraduate licensure programs.
  • Capes Thesis Award: the FCC partnered with Capes to select and assess the best theses in the fields of Education and Teaching.

  • UNESCO Chair in Teaching Professionalization A network formed by 40 research groups and more than 100 researchers at public and private institutions throughout Brazil and in other countries. 
  • French-Brazilian Serge Moscovici Chair A partnership between the FCC and the Consulate General of France in São Paulo to strengthen and develop scientific cooperation between the FCC and French educational and research institutions. 

 

Research Groups

 

Collaborators Portal: 2017-2018

Research Team

Chairs

French-Brazilian Serge Moscovici Chair

A partnership between the FCC and the Consulate General of France in São Paulo to strengthen and develop scientific cooperation between the FCC and French educational and research institutions. Learn more.

 

UNESCO Chair in Teaching Professionalization

A network formed by 40 research groups and more than 100 researchers at public and private institutions throughout Brazil and in other countries. Learn more.

 

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