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May 2, 2022

Why do female perceptions on climate change matter?

Girls and young women are the hardest hit by climate change. Despite this, their voices are not adequately represented in the climate discussion and most policies do not address their specific needs. We must change that. In 2021, Inês Maria Gonçalves led a team of young women to develop a consultation on girls' unique views and perceptions of climate change. More than 33,500 girls and young women from 90 countries took part, both online and offline, and spanned across 18 languages.Today, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and UNICEF are launching our youth-friendly report with the consultation findings. Take a look to explore what girls have told us and how to amplify their voices.

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Inês Maria Gonçalves

Inês Maria Gonçalves

Inês Maria Gonçalves is a Nova SBE alumna.

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Public funding of higher education: who gains, who loses?

How does public funding of higher education affect individuals' welfare? Ana Balcão Reis, Associate Professor at Nova SBE, conducted research on this topic.

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Have you ever heard about Switzerland?

Finland, Norway, Sweden, all these countries are seen as the dream country to raise your children, but have you ever heard about Switzerland? I’m not talking about its chocolate, inventors, or its capability to shelter its entire human population in nuclear fallout shelters in the event of nuclear war; in fact, what is more, intriguing it’s their education system and the possibility of it being strongly related to the Swiss economy.

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Where should public education policies head to?

Are we preparing students for change in Portugal? What can be done to improve education, which is a key area for national development? How to link educational policies to economic priorities? In this episode of the podcast “Da Capa à Contracapa”, professor Ana Balcão Reis discusses public education policies and the main choices for our country where education is seen as a key area for national development.

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