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  • Capital Lisbon
  • Official Languages Portuguese
  • Population 10.6 million
  • International tertiary students 23,229 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 111 
  • Australian share (percentage) >1 percent

Portugal education market profile

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Call to participate in major education trade show in PortugalMIP subscribers only
Friday, December 13, 2013ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Opportunities
Australian institutions are invited to participate in Futur√°lia, Portugal’s largest education, training and employment fair, to be held in Lisbon from 26–29 March 2014.
European heavyweights need greater English language proficiencyMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, November 19, 2013Updates | ELICOS
English language skills are stagnating in Germany and Italy and plummeting in France, highlighting ongoing opportunities in key continental European economies. This article takes a deeper look at the ...
Massive Open Online Courses catch on in EuropeMIP subscribers only
Thursday, September 26, 2013Updates | Higher education
Despite a cautious start, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are expanding across Europe as institutions and educators look to reach a wider audience and identify commercial opportunities. Several di ...
Agents survey positions Australia as a major playerMIP subscribers only
Thursday, November 15, 2012Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | 28 November 2012
Austrade joined forces with English Australia and ACPET at this year’s ICEF Berlin Workshop, the world’s largest international education business-to-business networking event. The strong Australian pr ...
Proposal to expand Erasmus mobility programMIP subscribers only
Thursday, November 08, 2012Updates | Higher education | 14 November 2012
Erasmus for All, the European Union’s (EU) proposed new mobility program for European students, teachers and administrators, could be expanded to cover financing for master’s degree students within th ...

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