1. identify the opportunities of pedagogical innovation in students' learning and in teacher training in basic education;

  2. design, monitor and evaluate pedagogical and organizational projects for the development of enabling learning environments;

  3. create praxeological knowledge to support teacher practices and students' learning in basic education, assessing its social and academic impact;

  4. promote the publication of scientific, critical research and collective works;

  5. promote the initiation of undergraduate or master students to research and contribute to advanced training of human resources at PhD level;

  6. promote the cooperation and exchange with other national and international research units.