Ensino profissionalizante em agroturismo: um estudo de caso sobre experiências de valorização do patrimônio cultural no Brasil
Starting from the theoretical framework on local heritage and sustainable development according to the literature on cultural goods, as well as, born of reflection in social pedagogy, according to the perspective of a local approach and committed to the enhancement of development and dissemination of endogenous skills to communities, this article examines the implications of professional course of Initial and Continuing Training in Serra Geral - developed by the Federal Institute of Santa Catarina (IFSC) Campus Florianópolis Continent. The contribution analyses their spatial and productive relations with the gastronomic cultural heritage of the slopes of the Serra Geral - SC. and the importance of addressing the training through a system approach that adequately ensures the sustainability of the education actions. The study, based on qualitative methodology developed interviews with graduating students, local residents and managers, teachers and educational managers. The work explains and analyses perceptions of individuals about: learning and their relations with the habits, customs and local agricultural production; teaching methodology developed during the course units; the general impression resulting from learning processes; expectations and hopes for further training; knowledge of culinary dishes which characterize the identity. Conclusions open to the possibilities for future studies.