The specialist in school curricula Amapola Alama, of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), this Wednesday compared Portugal to a Rolls-Royce for the quality of its education system, including it among the 40 best in the world. .
The statements by the director of the Technical Assistance Unit for UNESCO Member States at the International Bureau of Education were made at the 2nd National Meeting on Autonomy and Flexibility, which the Directorate-General for Education has been taking place since Tuesday in the center conference center, Santa Maria da Feira, and this Wednesday morning brought together around 800 participants in this auditorium in the district of Aveiro.
Accumulating more than 3 years of experience in supporting educational reform processes, always with the objective of promoting the quality and the objective of the countries of recognition of luxuries, Amapolama made the comparison between the Portuguese system and the Portuguese system and the even before a summary by the Portuguese Minister of Education on the curricular transformation underway since 2015 in national schools and monitoring models implemented to assess how these changes.
“Rolls-Royce” of education systems. They are among the top 40 countries in the world of education, he said they are formed mainly by directors of education groupings, representatives of the governing bodies. and other professionals and agents of the sector.
Amapola Alama defended that “the curriculum is the driving force of an educational system and shapes the vision that a country has for its education”, insofar as, at both a technical and political level, it establishes “what, how and for whom” from all levels of the process, ranging from school textbooks, physical infrastructures and management models.
Referring that Education International is currently “helping 48 in its policy reforms, the education of education to a common specialist is “the inconsistency between the implemented curriculum and the one that can be accessed” – – as happens, for example, ” when the educational institution, for example, “when the educational institution, for example, its teachers with what the teacher determines and, the students of having the graduates for a model not trained in competences, the students continue to evaluate only for what they learn of color”.
As for what has been adopted in Portugal, Amapola Alma – the same social mission of UNESCO has been since, in 2015, it started to work on goals and equality not in separate programs, but “in a single agenda””.
In the same sense of success for all, an expert encouraged confidence in the “wonderful words” that inspire the event to take place Europarque: “The possibility of ‘autonomy’ and educational ‘flex curricular’ does not demand a lot from all parties involved, but they also have the power to really innovate and transform”.