Instituto Superior Técnico

Observatório de Boas Práticas do IST


The ObervIST's prime objective is to identify, consolidate and disseminate internal processes that constitute good practices in order to contribute positively and efficiently to the reinforcement of the strategic areas defined for IST, by promoting their valorisation and replication and striving for the school's continued improvement.

The Best Practices Observatory (ObservIST) of Técnico-Lisboa is a project that stems from the action line of the institutional focus area “Processes and Quality”, as defined by the school’s Strategic Plan: “Identify, consolidate and disseminate best practices”.

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  • 2 of Apr.
  • 2019

ObservIST’s 4th Call Closed

The 4th ObservIST Call ended on March 22 with the submission of 19 practices distributed by 7 of the established 11 thematic fields:

Higher Education
Processes and Quality
Human Resources
Research, Development and Innovation

The submitted practices will be assessed by a panel of evaluators and afterwards a Meeting is …

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  • 15 of Mar.
  • 2019

Certifying Seal of Best Practices

In the fulfillment of ObservIST’s Mission, a certifying seal of Best Practices (BP) was created. The aim of this certifying seal is to set an additional evaluation format, an institutional added value and merit recognition, and an acknowledgment and encouragement of all those who submit …

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