Instituto Superior Técnico

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Tax Identification Number (TIN) issuance support service for the international community of Técnico Lisboa

Internacionalization● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
Together with the Portuguese Tax Authority, Técnico’s International Affairs Office and Legal Department have streamlined TIN issuance procedures for its international community members (students of all study cycles, faculty, researchers, employees). This service is available once a semester in order to include …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Study@Técnico Webinar Series

Internacionalization ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
The Admissions Office has developed a series of webinars in English, called Study@Técnico Webinar Series to disseminate Técnico Lisboa to international audiences, by using tools which allow for viewing information regardless of the time zone or location of the interested party.
The …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

APIST Kindergarten

Human Resources ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
Located in the Alameda Campus, the APIST Kindergarten has a capacity for 100 children. As laid down in Técnico Statutes, it was created to provide its employees with the opportunity of having their children closer to them, thus contributing to a …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Programa de Formação de Delegado

Human Resources ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
The Student Representatives’ Training Programme (Programa de Formação de Delegados, PFD) is targeted to Técnico’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle Year Student Representatives and intends not only to provide them with the tools and knowledge necessary to perform their job and …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Training Impact Evaluation System

Human Resources ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
The Training Development Unit (NFD) and the Human Resources Division (DRH) have developed and implemented a Training Impact Evaluation System, which resulted from an innovative vision of professional training at Técnico Lisboa that allows for effective assessment of the impact of …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Sistema de Follow-Up da Formação

Human Resources ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
In order to mitigate the loss of knowledge that occurs in the gap “time of learning – time of use of learning”, the NFD – DRH has introduced a system of follow-up sessions to vocational training at Técnico, which are tailored …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Scholarship Programme

Human Resources ● 2022
Selected as “Good Practice of the year”, 2022
Available in PT
Summary
Through its Business Partnership Unit, Técnico has developed collaboration protocols with the business sector, under the Portuguese Patronage Law. As a result, the Scholarship Programme was created in the 2015/2016 academic year, which aims …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Thinking Green Project – Técnico

Research, Development and Innovation ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
The “Thinking Green” Project consists of a set of scientific experiments, linked to teaching and research from several Técnico R&D centres, which proposes to develop an integrated plan of small-scale initiatives to be carried out outside the Alameda …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

CERIS DAY OUT 2021

Investigação, Desenvolvimento e Inovação● 2022
CERIS DAY OUT 2021
https://ceris.pt/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Booklet_DAY_OUT_2021.pdf
Practice Implementation
CERIS Day Out, has been a recurring event that brings together PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and professors of CERIS (Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability). Still conditioned by the pandemic situation, the program of the …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

IPFN Science Summer Camp

Research, Development and Innovation ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
The IPFN Science Summer Camp (ISSC) is an immersive research experience, which takes place every year for a month that is aimed to higher education students and constitute a first step towards developing research in a top research …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Pilot courses on “Life Cycle Assessment of Construction”

Educação Superior● 2022
Pilot courses on “Life Cycle Assessment of Construction”
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 Practice Implementation
The candidate become an expert on the environmental and economic Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of materials, assemblies and buildings (LCA of Construction) after completing his PhD in this area in 2012. After that, in 2015, …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Lecture observation at Técnico

Higher Education ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
The Pedagogical Council (PC), the Academic Development Center (NDA) and the Statistics and Prospective Unit (NEP) have collaborated in the implementation of a lecture observation project at Técnico in order to nurture and improve teachers’ pedagogical skills, contributing to their …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Student Club on Mental Health and Inclusion

Mental health promotion and inclusion in Técnico’s academic community ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
The “Técnico’s Student Club on Mental Health and Inclusion” was created as a transversal meeting point for the promotion of mental health and inclusion at Técnico, through the organization of awareness and student …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Técnico’s Departments Communication Group for the dissemination and organization of initiatives to promote Técnico’s teaching

Communication ● 2022
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Summary
This group was created to bring the communication structure of each of Técnico’s Departments, with their different realities, closer to Técnico’s central communication structure, and foster a common body spirit. It follows the same principle and dynamics as the Research Units …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Técnico Social Network Guide

Communication ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
 
In order to provide current and future content producers with appropriate tools to implement contents in a standardized manner that reflects the School’s communication strategy, Técnico’s Communication, Image and Marketing Office has developed an initiative, with a strong collaborative nature among …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

ISTO É TÉCNICO

Communication ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
The ISTO É Técnico is part of the ISTO É initiative, which was created to remedy the interruption of classroom activities imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021 that proposes to take the training offer and experience in Técnico …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Tecnico Business Cards

Technology Transfer ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
In the scope of its Student Career Development Programme, Técnico, in partnership with Santander Universidades, provides 100 business cards free of charge to all Técnico students who request them and meet the regulation requirements.
Técnico’s Business Cards are personalized cards which …

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  • 8 of Nov.
  • 2022

Treme-Treme – Educational Project

Research, Development and Innovation ● 2022
Available in PT
Summary
This project resulted from the participation of Instituto Superior Técnico (CERIS) in the European Commission project – UPStrat-MAFA, 2013-15. It is primarily aimed to increase literacy for seismic and tsunami risk in the student community and in the …

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  • 6 of Jul.
  • 2022

Best practices recognized at 7th Observist Call

Following the 7th ObservIST Call, 20 new Best Practices (BPs) are now known. 
Here they are:
Tax Identification Number (TIN) issuance support service for the international community of Técnico Lisboa
Together with the Portuguese Tax Authority, Técnico’s International Affairs Office and Legal Department have streamlined TIN issuance procedures …

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  • 14 of Mar.
  • 2022

7th ObservIST Call Closed

The 7th ObservIST Call is now closed.
After the evaluation of submitted practices by a panel of evaluators a Meeting is planned for the dissemination of Best Practices identified in this 7th ObservIST Call. Certificates will be awarded to practice proponents evaluated as “Best Practices “.
This event, scheduled for …

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  • 3 of Jan.
  • 2022

7th Best Practice call

The ObservIST launches its 7th Best Practice call
The Observatory of Best Practices at IST (ObservIST) is a project that aims to identify, consolidate and disseminate institutional best practices, promoting their valorization and replication, thus boosting continued improvement in the School.
Eight years after the creation of the …

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  • 22 of Nov.
  • 2021

2nd part of the 4th ObservIST Meeting

The 2nd part of the 4th ObservIST Meeting took place on November 16th, which brought together various elements of the community to debate and analyze the work done so far within the scope of the Technician’s Challenge for the Integration of People and Pedagogical Best …

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  • 1 of Sep.
  • 2021

4th ObservIST Meeting

Part 1
The 4th Observist Meeting will be held on the 12th October (Salão Nobre – Pavilhão Central with streaming broadcast)  with the following agenda:

Dissemination of the Best Practices identified under the 6th Call, promoting their recognition and sharing among IST community members.

After the evaluation of proposed practices, in the 6th Call of …

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  • 2 of Jul.
  • 2021

12 Best Practice Award Winners at the 6th ObservIST Call

The 12 Best Practices (BP) Winners have already been disclosed, following the ObervIST’s 6th Call. Learn more about them at the 4th ObservIST’s meeting to be scheduled for the 12th October 2021, at the Salão Nobre no Campus Alameda.
 
Best Practices recognized at the 6th ObservIST’s Call:
‘Explain like …

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  • 29 of Mar.
  • 2021

ObservIST’s 6th Call Closed

The 6th ObservIST Call ended on March 12 with the submission of 12 practices distributed by 6 thematic fields:

Higher Education
Communication
Human Resources
Research, Development and Innovation
Technology Transfer
Other: Sustainability

The submitted practices will be assessed by a panel of evaluators and afterwards a Meeting is planned for the dissemination of Best Practices …

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  • 1 of Jan.
  • 2021

6th Best Practice call

The ObservIST launches its 6th Best Practice call
The Observatory of Best Practices at IST (ObservIST) is a project that aims to identify, consolidate and disseminate institutional best practices, promoting their valorization and replication, thus boosting continued improvement in the School.
Having already held three ObservIST …

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  • 1 of Jan.
  • 2021

Innovating Pedagogy 2021 Report (Open University)

The Open University publishes the “Innovating Pedagogy 2021 Report”
This is the 9th report in a series which delivers crucial insights about new ways of teaching, learning ad assessment, towards an interactive world in order to guide productive innovation faculty and policymakers.
The report results from the …

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  • 28 of Sep.
  • 2020

Ceris Open Day Organizing Committee

Research, Development and Innovation ● 2020
Ceris Open Day Organizing Committee
Practice Implementation
CERIS Open Day has become an annual event that brings together PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and professors of CERIS (Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability). The program of the events has been changing between editions, …

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  • 28 of Sep.
  • 2020

Social Innovation Lab (SILAB)

Higher Education ● 2020
Ana Carvalho e Miguel Amaral (docentes DEG)
Practice Implementation
The Social Innovation Lab (SILAB) at IST was created to address current gaps in the educational system by focusing mainly on frugal innovation (do more with less) and social impact, aiming to solve problems experienced by vulnerable communities …

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  • 15 of Sep.
  • 2020

4th ObservIST meeting – Cancellation

Given the current situation of the COVID19 pandemic, the 4th ObservIST Meeting will not be held on September 16, as announced.
Thus, and in order to fulfill the ObservIST mission, we will proceed with the dissemination of the Good Practices identified in the 5th Call, promoting …

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  • 1 of Sep.
  • 2020

4th ObservIST Meeting

The 4th ObservIST Meeting will take place on September 16, to disseminate the Best Practices identified under the 5th Call, promoting their recognition and sharing.
The practices submitted in the 5th Call of the ObservIST (Observatory of Best Practices of IST), were evaluated by a pool …

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  • 17 of Jun.
  • 2020

ObservIST recognises 20 Best Practices

The 5th call of ObservIST recognised 20 best practices, divided into six thematic fields.

ObservIST recognised 20 Best Practices. Year after year, the number of best practices recognised at Técnico increases, as well as the involvement of the community. “Design e produção dos cursos MOOC Técnico” has …

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  • 2 of Jun.
  • 2020

Best Practices were identified in the 5th Call of the ObservIST

After reviewing the practices submitted for the 5th Call of the ObservIST (Best Practice Observatory), 20 Best Practices were identified, distributed in 6 of the 11 defined subject areas:

Higher Education
Internationalization
Communication
Infrastructure
Human Resources
Research, Development and Innovation

one practice recognized as “Best Practice” contributes to the “link to Society”
The Best …

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  • 2 of Jan.
  • 2020

5th Good Practice call

The ObservIST launches its 5th  Good Practice call on defined subject areas
The Observatory of Good Practices at IST (ObservIST) is a project that aims to identify, consolidate and disseminate institutional good practices, promoting their valorization and replication, thus boosting continued improvement in the School.
Having already held three  ObservIST …

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  • 29 of Aug.
  • 2019

ObservIST poster at 41st EAIR Forum

The Institutional Studies, Planning and Quality Area presented the ObservIST and the work developed over 5 years of activity at the 41st EAIR Forum under the theme “Responsibility of Higher Education Systems: What? Why? How?” which took place between August 25 and 28 in Leiden, …

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  • 27 of Jul.
  • 2019

Ceris Open Day

Research, Development and Innovation ● 2019
Ceris Open Day Organizing Committee
Practice Implementation
CERIS Open Day is an annual event that brings together PhD students and postdoctoral researchers of CERIS – Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability. The event programme is flexible, but can be thought of as …

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  • 11 of Jul.
  • 2019

ObservIST Communication at the 41st EAIR Forum

The IST Best Practice Observatory will be present at the 41st Annual EAIR Forum (https://www.eairweb.org/), held at the University of Leiden, Netherlands, from August 25-28th, 2019.
The topic of the conference is “Responsibility of Higher Education Systems: What? Why? How?”.

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  • 24 of May.
  • 2019

3rd ObservIST Meeting

The 3rd Observist Meeting will be held on 25th June with the objective of promoting the Good Practices identified in the 4th Call, to promote their recognition and sharing.
After the evaluation of proposed practices, in the 4th Call of Observist, by a panel of evaluators, …

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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
Internationalization
Communication
Infrastructure
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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  • 9 of Jan.
  • 2019

4th Good Practice call

The ObservIST launches its 4th  Good Practice call on defined subject areas.
The Observatory of Good Practices at IST (ObservIST) is a project that aims to identify, consolidate and disseminate institutional good practices, promoting their valorization and replication, thus boosting continued improvement in the School.
Having already held two ObservIST …

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  • 3 of May.
  • 2018

Evaluation of practices submitted under the 3rd ObservIST Call, 2nd ObservIST Meeting

The deadline for submission of Good Practices under the 3rd ObservIST Call was 31 March, which focused on 7 of the previously defined 11 strategic areas, such as:
 

Higher Education
Processes and Quality
Internationalisation
Human Capital
Technology Transfer
Communication
Infrastructure

 
After evaluation of proposed practices by a panel of evaluators, a Meeting will …

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  • 4 of Oct.
  • 2017

Submissão em permanência de Boas Práticas no ObservIST

O ObservIST está disponível para receber em permanência (em formulário próprio)  propostas de iniciativas ou experiências de acordo com os requisitos estabelecidos, estando prevista a avaliação e partilha das Práticas submetidas, respetivamente, em Abril e Junho de 2018.
Toda a comunidade IST está convidada a participar.

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  • 17 of Aug.
  • 2017

Realizou-se no dia 30 de junho  o 1º Encontro do ObservIST que contou com cerca de 50 participantes.
As Boas Práticas reconhecidas na primeira e na segunda call do Observatório, foram apresentadas pelos respetivos proponentes cumprindo-se, assim, o objetivo de promover a partilha e reconhecimento das Boas Práticas …

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