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This is the official link to the Ministry of Education of Brazil, which is
the highest authority to regulate all issues related to the education,
especially the curricula:

portal.mec.gov.br/cne
(cne stands for National Council of Education)

In particular, the .pdf file
portal.mec.gov.br/cne/arquivos/pdf/ces13022.pdf

that was approved in 2001, establishes the curricula for the courses in Mathematics (one of the courses is for Teacher Education, directed to teach  6-12 grades of Basic Education divided in Fundamental Education (Junior High 6-9 grades) and High School (10-12 grades).
Since this document was considered insufficient by educational
associations, a study committee (joint work of mathematicians and math
educators) is working to produce more sensible improved recommendations
for Teacher Education Curriculum.

Also, it is interesting to see the document
portal.mec.gov.br/cne/arquivos/pdf/2009/rces002_09.pdf

that regulates the access to working market for teaching at elementary
school level (K- 5 grades) for those holding a diploma in Pedagogy, once
they had credits in 3 course units that do not include any specific
knowledge in Mathematics, Sciences or Language.

Information contributed by Yuriko Baldin (yuriko at dm.ufscar.br)

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