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Inclusive Vocational Education and Training (VET) – Policy and Practice
Abstract Vocational Education and Training (VET) prepares citizens to participate in the labour market, but requires continuous development to adapt to the impacts of global trends, to become moreExpand
A metapopulation model for the study of the evolution of the number of students in a teaching institution
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A metapopulation model for the study of the evolution of the number of students in a teaching institution with projections for the period 2012-2021 is presented. Expand
A Method to Construct Sets of Commuting Matrices
A method for constructing sets of matrices that pairwise commute is presented. The sets are defined such that each matrix is a combination of basic matrices. An iterative algorithm is given, whereExpand
The Ordeals of Colonial Contracting: Reactions to and Repercussions of Two Failed State-Private Ventures in Habsburg Portugal (1622–1628)
Abstract Among the solutions devised by early modern Western European states to engage with the private sector in the governance of their overseas empires, the adjudication of revenue farms andExpand
Analysis of the supply determinants of tourism sector: effects on air transportation sector
Tourist activity is one of the variables determining the structure of the air transport sector supply and the economic performance of this sector. This article analyzes the economic literatureExpand
M2M - Developing and implementing a technical asset management system in EDP Distribuição (Portugal)
EDP Distribuicao, the Portuguese Energy Distribution Utility has set in motion since the beginning of 2008 a set of projects under a three-year program called “Programa Distribuicao 2010”, aiming toExpand
A Study of Flu Epidemics in Portugal
We study the flu seasonal epidemics in Portugal in the last 20 years. Based on the analysis of historic data gathered from the official weekly reports we present some scenarios for the next 20Expand
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