Portugal has successfully completed a demanding reform and adjustment programme and is starting to see the benefits. Action to promote equity and quality in education and further labour market reforms are now necessary to help the country secure its future prosperity, according to a new OECD report.
Skills will drive inclusive economic growth in Portugal
Skills and human capital are the bedrock upon which Portugal is building a new road to growth. After a challenging period characterised by high levels of unemployment, strong fiscal constraints and accelerated reform, Portugal has successfully completed a demanding adjustment programme and is setting its sights high.
Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
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Despite the expansion of the education system, educational attainment remains a challenge. Only half of 25-34 year-olds in Portugal had attained at least upper secondary education in 2010.
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Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - Portugal
Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.
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.
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This PISA report presents the performance of Portugese 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science, and compares them with the results for students from 31 other countries.