This paper analyzes the Brazilian challenge of teacher training for Vocational and Technological Education (ept), a critical aspect of the expansion that has been taking place in this educational arena and of the way its political and pedagogic needs and demands are met. It addresses historical aspects of this training, analyzes statistical data and critically examines the Brazilian educational legislation provisions. The great diversity of ept teachers, the dialectics between past legacies and present needs and the new educational ideas that this educational field has been producing are also part of the analytical categories of the study. The conclusion presents aspects of the challenge that this study points out as more evidently urgent.
Teacher Training; Vocational and Technological Education; proeja