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University of Extremadura – SPAIN

Extremadura University Institution was founded in 1973. The University, during last years, has experienced a steady growth by adding new titles, courses and university campus: Mérida, Plasencia, Cáceres and Badajoz. Accordingly, the University of Extremadura has adapted itself to changes and challenges in its thirty-one years of activity through the increasing of its academic offers. The way towards European convergence of higher education, entry into the field of new technologies and its projection in new urban areas. The faculty has developed many projects on the issue of minors and adolescents: SCHOOLING AND AFTER? (Junta de Extremadura), SOCIAL EXCLUSION - IDENTIFICATION OF SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCLUSION INDICATORS AND EDUCATIVE PROPOSALS (Junta de Extremadura). Moreover, the University published many scientific articles and analysis on the issue (International Journal of Developmental and Educational Psychology) and has collaborated in the draft of books like "Childhood and Adolescence: Psychological Development and Intervention proposals" Psicoex Badajoz ed., 2004 and "Psychological contributions and difficult Development " Edit Psicoex Badajoz 2004.