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.


Context and features of the SMP

Centre for Effective Learning Environments

This chapter provides some background to the secondary education system in Portugal and the policy, demographic, enrolment and other trends shaping it. The chapter then presents the aims and objectives, administration and delivery and implementation of the School Building Modernisation Programme (SMP).


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