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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.
This review analyses how a paradigm shift in regional policy, building on the knowledge of both public and private stakeholders in regions (ranging from dynamic coastal urban areas to lagging inland areas), could help Portugal fully exploit its potential for sustainable development.
Two companion volumes focusing on the improvement of school leadership. Volume 1 provides a range of policy options to help governments improve school leadership. Volume 2 examines measures taken in five countries.
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Desempenho ambiental da agricultura na OCDE desde 1990: Secção relativa a cada país - Portugal
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Agri-environmental indicators for Portugal and data on the environmental performance of Portuguese agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008) .
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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
This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is realised.
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Country inventory from Portugal on fisheries services, submitted in 2007.
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.
An ageing population creates immediate pressures for changes in both service delivery and in human resources management in government. This report reviews strategies to address these pressing issues and provides a snapshot of ageing policies and actions in nine OECD countries.