Across OECD countries, close to 40% of high-school students who come top in science subjects have no interest in pursuing a science-related career, while almost 45% do not want to continue studying science, according to a new OECD report.
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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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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Downloadable case study by Portugal for the OECD publication "The Impact of Culture on Tourism".
This report, the first OECD study to analyse the successes and challenges of both administrative simplification and e-government in a national context, analyses Portugal's simplication programme, assesses its implications for the public sector and service delivery, and makes proposals for action
The EU Better Regulation project is a partnership between the OECD and the European Commission. It draws on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both organisations over the last few years.
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The review of budgeting in Portugal was carried out at the request of the Portuguese authories and concentrates on the national government only. A shorter version of this material was published in the OECD Journal on Budgeting, Volume 2008/3.
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A avaliação do processo orçamental português foi realizada por solicitação das autoridades portuguesas, concentrando-se apenas no governo a nível nacional. Uma versão mais curta em lingua inglesa foi publicada no OECD Journal on Budgeting, Volume 2008/3.
This publication presents reviews of the labour market integration of immigrants and their children in four OECD countries (Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Portugal), and provides country-specific recommendations.
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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.