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Leaderhip for Teachers - program kick-off at Nova SBE - <p>The <em>Leadership for Teachers</em> Program&nbsp;was launched today at Nova SBE, in the context of a partnership between the <strong>Municipal Council of Cascais</strong> and <strong>Nova SBE&#39;s Executive Education</strong>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Methods to teach reading - podcast from TSF - <p>How are children learning to read in Portugal? From the different reading&nbsp;methods in use,&nbsp;which are the most efficient?&nbsp;Listen to the talk between&nbsp;<strong>Pedro Freitas</strong> and <strong>Nuno Crato</strong>.</p>
Nursery schools: free access isn't enough - newspaper article from Observador - <p>Researcher <strong>Pedro Freitas </strong>writes about&nbsp;policies that at crucial to&nbsp;uphold the quality of Portuguese nursery schools.</p>
Are boys and girls assessed differently? - podcast from TSF - <p><strong>Pedro Freitas&nbsp;</strong>talks with <strong>Nuno Crato</strong>&nbsp;about the impact of different&nbsp;grading systems in boys and girls and about gender differences in the choice of&nbsp;specialization fields.</p>
Teacher Turnover in Portuguese Public Schools: Policy Brief - <p>In this Policy Brief we analyse the turnover of teachers between groups of public schools in mainland Portugal between the academic years 2008/09 and 2017/18.</p>
Podcast Zona de Impacto - Let's talk about student assessment? Are there benefits in maintaining national exams? - <p><strong>Ana Balcão Reis, Catarina Angelo e Pedro Freitas</strong>&nbsp;participated in the podcast <em>Zona de Impacto&nbsp;</em>on student assessment and national exams.</p>
School Rankings 2021 - <p>Observador releases a ranking of Portuguese schools, both public and private, in partnership with Nova SBE.</p>
Newspaper Article in Observador - Tuition fees and access to Higher Education - <p>Our Scientific Director&nbsp;Ana Balcão Reis has just published an article entitled &quot;<em>Propinas e acesso ao Ensino Superior</em>&quot; in the Portuguese newsaper&nbsp;<em>Observador</em>.</p>
Podcast 45 Degrees - How to make public schools better and more inclusive? - <p><strong>Pedro Freitas</strong>&nbsp;participated in two episodes of the podcast 45 Degrees&nbsp;(<em>Público</em>) on how to make public schools better and more inclusive.</p>
Sources of inequality in Portugal’s educational achievement - <p>Beatriz César has pointed out the school peers&rsquo; family characteristics as the main observable determinant of inequalities in educational achievement, detecting some regional differences too.</p>
News . 24 February 2024 A Reflexion on the PISA 2022 Results in Portugal

SEMINAR: Ana Balcão Reis participated in a seminar on the 2022 PISA results, promoted by Cascais Municipality's Educational Department and APEI.

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