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.


Strengths and challenges of the SMP

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In this chapter, the strengths and challenges of the School Building Modernisation Programme (SMP) in Portugal are evaluated in detail from the perspectives of governance, funding and quality, suitability and sufficiency of the modernised schools. It provides overall conclusions on the organisation and design of the SMP


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