Our Country: Portugal
Our Region MINHO
Our City Póvoa de Lanhoso
Our School : Agrupamento de Escolas de Póvoa de Lanhoso
Agrupamento de Escolas de Póvoa de Lanhoso is an organization integrated in a rural area, in the north of Portugal. It's a public school with 1369 students from all levels ( kindergarten-112; primary/ basic- 778; and secondary - 590), 133 teachers and 69 from staff.
Secondary level offers : Sciences and Technologies and Languages and Humanities courses; Vocational courses (Multimedia; Electronics; Environmental and Rural Tourism; Audiovisual; Health).We also have students with special needs, who are integrated in regular classes.
Our institution faces some specific difficulties because is integrated in a rural area with a low social and cultural background; most students and some families have no expectations about their future, particularly the students in vocational courses; some of the pupils’ families are emigrants, and they live alone without family emotional support, phenomenon that has intensified in the recent years