In Depth Analysis

'A Museum for the Future' is an Art education project addressed to students with emotional disorders that aims to develop socio-emotional skills reconnecting school and heritage. The main partners are Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation - Center for Modern Art and Palmela's Municipal Museum.

Career Guidance, and especially the career guidance interview chart, is a tool to get to know students, helping them with motivational problems due to lack of self-knowledge and insecurities. The objective is making them understand their skills as well as giving them a clear vision of their study program and the connected job opportunities.

Nowadays, keeping an adequate educational strain in the classroom is a complicated task in schools. Thus, it is necessary for teaching and learning processes to stimulate the active participation of the students, enduring their interest and leaving behind traditional teaching practices by promoting a more active and complex work.

The analysis relates to how Agrupamento de Escolas de Vialonga (PT) manages the role of class leaders and their coordinator. There are class leaders in every public school; this is a position enshrined in the legislation on the domain of autonomy and school organization, particularly in the 2nd and 3rd cycles of basic education (11-15 years). However, the way schools look at it varies greatly within Portugal.

Curriculum Change analyses a methodology based on a bi-weekly working plan that aims to equip students with the tools and skills necessary to be competent in all facets of their life.

The Fuoriclasse programme’s primary objective is to fight and limit as much as possible the risks of early school leaving. Thus, it implements a strictly preemptive protocol of activities both in school and extra-school context, intended to support kids’ motivation and strengthen their school engagement.

The Best Practice aims to interest kids and students in technological studies and help them to choose a career in technical occupations. All activities carried out are trying to create enthusiasm, help kids and students to choose a profession and launch them enthusiastically to a technical career.

Try It Again, Sam! is an inter-institutional and integrated project that has been carried out since 1993 in Turin metropolitan area. Actors involved in this project – teachers, volunteers, headmasters, social workers, psychologists – matured from their experiences the conviction that dropping out is an outcome of a long and insidious process triggered from relational difficulties.