Portugal


  • 16-June-2009

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    Teacher effectiveness hampered by lack of incentives and bad behaviour in classrooms

    Three out of four teachers feel they lack incentives to improve the quality of their teaching, while bad behaviour by students in the classroom disrupts lessons in three schools out of five, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 16-June-2009

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    Overview of country results in TALIS - Portugal

    OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) provides the first internationally comparative perspective on the conditions of teaching and learning.

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  • 7-April-2009

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2011: Country Notes

    Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.

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  • 3-March-2009

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009 - Portugal Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Portugal.

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  • 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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  • 28-August-2008

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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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  • 2-April-2008

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    Tertiary Education for the Knowledge Society: OECD conference in Lisbon 3-4 April 2008

    In today’s knowledge-driven global economy, tertiary education is more important than ever to help countries achieve their economic and social goals. Education authorities from around the world will meet at an OECD conference Lisbon on 3-4 April 2008.

  • 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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  • 27-November-2007

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    Reviews of National Policies for Education: Tertiary Education in Portugal

    Portugal will need to invest more over the long term in its universities and other post-secondary institutions if it wants to raise attainment levels to standards similar to those of other European countries.

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