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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>
Gender Gaps in Different Assessment Systems: The role of teacher gender - <p>This study aims to assess gender differences in students&rsquo; results at the end of Secondary Education in two different types of assessment: teachers&rsquo; grading and scores on national exams.</p>
Podcast Contra-Corrente - Children ar less knowledgeable, the Minister celebrates “the success” - <p><strong>Pedro Freitas</strong>&nbsp;participated in&nbsp;the podcast <em>Contra-Corrente</em>&nbsp;(<em>Rádio Observador</em>) on state of Education in Portugal.</p>
Forecasts of Teacher Demand and Supply between 2021 and 2030 - <p>Luís Catela Nunes will participate in the seminar &ldquo;<i>Faltam Professores! E agora? &hellip;</i>&rdquo;, organized by the Portuguese Education Council.</p>
Inclusion or Discrimination? From the analysis of school scores to the strategies for the success of immigrant students - <p>Researchers at Nova SBE concluded that the educational path of many immigrant students in Portugal is marked by failure and segregation.</p>
Participation "É Ou Não É? O Grande Debate" - The Future of School in Debate - <p><strong>LuÍs Catela Nunes</strong>&nbsp;was one of the guests of the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.rtp.pt/play/p9816/e612006/e-ou-nao-e-o-grande-debate" target="_parent">Grande Debate</a>&nbsp;(RTP) where the future of education was discussed.</p>
Interview - Explicador (Observer podcast), Público and Contra-Corrente (Rádio Observador) - <p><strong>Pedro Freitas</strong>, researcher at the&nbsp;<strong>Nova SBE Economics of Education Knowledge Center</strong>&nbsp;and PhD candidate, was on the&nbsp;<a href="https://observador.pt/programas/explicador/2-anos-de-ensino-a-distancia-o-que-ha-a-recuperar/" target="_parent">Explicador</a>&nbsp;(Observer podcast), an interview with&nbsp;<a href="https://www.publico.pt/2022/04/10/sociedade/noticia/medidas-governo-sao-consideradas-insuficientes-resolver-falta-professores-2001997"...</p>
Interview - Gender Gaps in Different Assessment Systems - <p>Ana Balcão Reis, from the Nova SBE Economics of Education Knowledge Center, interviewed on her paper with Catarina Angelo about gender gaps in different assessment systems.</p>
Interview - The Application of the Funds from the Recovery and Resilience Plan - <p>Pedro Freitas, from the Nova SBE Economics of Education Knowledge Center, interviewed on the application of the funds from the Recovery and Resilience Plan&nbsp;on the education sector.</p>
Ministerial Conference: "Investing in Education" - <p>On February&nbsp;15<sup>th</sup>, the French Ministry for National Education, Youth, and Sports&nbsp;organized, which counted with the participation of our Scientific Director, Ana Balcão Reis.</p>
News . 03 April 2024 What Has the Democracy Done for Education in Portugal?

PODCAST INTERVIEW: Ana Balcão Reis and Mónica Viceira talk to Rádio Renascença about the evolutions and challenges of education in Portugal in the last 50 years.

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