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  • 9-February-2012

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    Education: Reduce school failure to boost equity and growth, says OECD

    Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.

  • 21-June-2011

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    CELE Report: Standardised Design for Schools: Old solution, new context?

    In some countries today, standardised design is presented as a cost-effective solution, which reduces design and construction costs while producing a range of tried and- tested educational environments that support teaching and learning. Could this be a model for the future? &

  • 11-December-2009

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    Final report on the OECD Review of the Secondary School Building Modernisation Review in Portugal

    The OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments has completed a review of the secondary school building modernisation programme in Portugal. The review was carried out during 2009 to provide an objective assessment of the programme to the Portuguese government.

  • 21-October-2008

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    Open Plan Schools in Portugal: Failure or Innovation?

    Open plan schools have been largely contested in Portugal. Recently however the Escola da Ponte, one of the open plan schools that has survived, was recognised as one of the country’s most innovative educational facilities.

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  • 9-June-2008

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    Primary School Architecture in Portugal: A Case Study - PEB Exchange, June 2008

    Describing primary schools in a small city in Portugal is an opportunity for an overall look at the evolution of schools in general as special public buildings. A look at four of the six primary schools in the city of Caldas da Rainha shows how these public buildings have evolved, what they represent to the community, and how their architecture has corresponded to changing concepts in education and demands for flexibility over the

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  • 8-February-2008

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    Modernising Portugal’s Secondary Schools - PEB Exchange, February 2008

    In March 2007, the Portuguese government announced an ambitious plan to modernise secondary schools by improving the quality and usefulness of its teaching and learning facilities, while putting schools back into the centre of the community of which they are an integral part.

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  • 11-January-2007

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    Pendão School in Lisbon: A Post-Occupancy Evaluation in Progress

    This paper presents the methodology and preliminary results of a post-occupancy evaluation, which is currently being conducted at the Galopim de Carvalho School in Lisbon.

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  • 11-January-2007

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    Working to Improve Quality in Educational Buildings: Examples and Perspectives from Portugal

    This paper presents three experiences on evaluation projects in Portugal over the last 10 to 15 years: characteristics of existing school property; diagnosis of existing laboratories in secondary schools; and a general survey of school facilities.

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  • 11-January-2007

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    Potential Problems and Challenges in Defining International Design Principles for Schools

    The paper is concerned with the spatial condition of school buildings and the preconditions it contains for encouraging and facilitating learning through a social, cultural and informational interface.

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  • 5-October-2004

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    The Role of National Qualifications Systems in Promoting Lifelong Learning - Relatório de Base de Portugal

    A estrutura etária da população portuguesa, segundo os resultados provisórios do censo 2001, caracteriza-se por um predomínio dos grupos etários correspondentes à população activa, embora se verifique um aumento do peso da população com mais de 65 anos (13,6% em 1991, face a 16,44% em 2001) e uma diminuição do peso dos jovens (20% em 1991 face a 16,03% em 2001 do grupo dos 0-14 anos). Ao longo de toda a primeira metade do século XX, a

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