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OP.Edu joins Science and Technology Week 2023

OP. Edu – the Observatory for Education and Training Policies opens its doors on 23 November to visitors who want to get in touch about its mission, activities and ongoing research projects.

This initiative is part of the Science and Technology Week 2023 programme, which aims to showcase national scientists, what they research and their contributions to the advancement of knowledge and the well-being of society.

OP.Edu is a joint creation of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Education and Development (CeiED) from Lusófona University and the Centre for Social Studies (CES) from the University of Coimbra. Its aim is to disseminate information and carry out studies and fundamental and applied research that can improve a better understanding of education and training policies and practices. It is located on the facilities of CeiED, at the Lisbon University Centre of the Lusófona University (Edifício U, Av. Marechal Craveiro Lopes 2A,1700-284 Lisboa).

Visits are subject to prior registration, until 22 November, using the following form: https://forms.gle/XqDJKRKEVrA9nQ4V6  

SAVE THE DATE | Open Talk with João Teixeira Lopes about his book “ELAS” | 2 November, 4.15pm | ONLINE

Next 2 November at 4.15pm, in an online session with free attendance, we’ll be talking to the sociologist, full professor and researcher João Teixeira Lopes about his book, published this year, ELAS”.

This is a book about young women from working class backgrounds who have achieved great academic success at university. Starting with their life narratives, crossing past, present and anticipation of the future, it covers areas such as childhood and family, schooling, sociabilities, intimacy, love and sexuality, leisure and cultural practices, attitudes towards class and gender inequalities, and the relationship with religion and politics.

We’ll be talking to João Teixeira Lopes about this “exercise of a sociology close to the ground”, in an initiative organised by OP.Edu – Observatory for Education and Training Policies, in liaison with ESEL-IPLUSO – School of Education of IPLUSO and LusoGlobe – Lusophone Centre on Global Challenges.

Join us by clicking on this link: https://videoconf-colibri.zoom.us/j/91689921952  

Online Open Class on Electronic Search in Bibliographic Databases | 17 October 2023 | 12:00 – 13:30


OP.Edu – the Observatory for Education and Training Policies organises, in collaboration with the School of Education of IPLUSO  (ESEL-IPLUSO), an Online Open Class on Electronic Search in Bibliographic Databases.

The session, which will be facilitated by the Director of the Victor de Sá Library, Professor José Carlos de Carvalho, will take place on Tuesday, October 17, from 12:00 to 13:30. Participation is free. You can access the Zoom link here.

Science and Technology Week 2022 | 19 to 27 November

The objective of the Science and Technology Week is to make Portuguese scientists known, as well as what they do and which are their contributions to the advancement of knowledge, promotion of scientific culture, progress and well-being of society.

Among the several actions for the popularization of science and technology organized by scientific institutions, universities, schools, museums and science centres throughout the country, OP.Edu in its activity of sharing knowledge on the policies and practices of education and training with the general public, associated itself to this Week with the promotion of an online Colloquium, which took place on November 24, 2022, the National Day of Scientific Culture, with open participation and under the theme Educational system and the fulfilment of April: contributions to mitigate socio-educational inequalities.

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