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.
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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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for Portugal.
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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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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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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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This report was prepared by the Portuguese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education as an input to the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for Portugal. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.
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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