Modernising Secondary School Buildings in Portugal

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The quality of school buildings is critically important in the drive for improving education. Good quality facilities provide teachers and students with supportive environments which are responsive to their changing needs and can make a real difference to learning and teaching.

This report is a review of the Portuguese Secondary School Building Modernisation Programme (SMP), a major programme to rehabilitate the secondary schools in Portugal.



Conclusions and recommendations

Centre for Effective Learning Environments

This chapter presents the final recommendations of the OECD Review Team as they relate to the main objectives of the Review: the impact of the School Building Modernisation Programme (SMP) on the quality and suitability of school buildings, meeting Portugal’s strategic objectives for secondary education, options for rationalising the SMP and funding.


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