Portuguese Business culture - Comprehensive Overview


This job shadowing is a type of training for VET Teachers that allows them to a get a deeper understanding of the Portugese business culture thanks to observing the day-to-day life of their host company(-ies). The special focus of the job shadowing is the Mediterranean management styles, structures, and business etiquette that you will likely encounter in Portugal.

It is a unique opportunity to observe the daily duties and responsibilities of highly experienced professionals is an invaluable experience that allows you to gain a better insight in how companies operate these days, what needs they have, what they expect from their future employees what challenges or obstacles they encounter in the present day business market.

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TIn designing an education system tailored for individuals with intellectual disabilities, cultivating a holistic set of profile competences is paramount. These competences extend beyond traditional academic achievements, focusing on fostering skills and qualities that empower individuals to navigate life with confidence and independence.

  • Adaptive Learning Skills: Emphasis should be placed on developing adaptive learning skills, enabling individuals to absorb and apply knowledge in various contexts. This includes personalized learning approaches that cater to each individual's unique strengths and challenges.
  • Social and Communication Proficiency: Building strong social and communication skills is crucial for fostering meaningful connections and promoting active participation in society. Specialized programs should focus on effective communication, interpersonal relationships, and social integration.
  • Daily Living Skills: Equipping individuals with practical, everyday living skills enhances their autonomy. This includes tasks such as personal hygiene, time management, and household chores, fostering a sense of self-sufficiency.
  • Vocational and Occupational Training: Tailoring educational experiences to include vocational and occupational training ensures that individuals can explore and develop skills relevant to potential employment opportunities. This prepares them for meaningful and fulfilling roles in the workforce.
  • Emotional Regulation and Well-being: Prioritizing emotional regulation and well-being is essential for overall mental health. Educational programs should include strategies for self-awareness, coping mechanisms, and emotional expression to support individuals in managing stress and promoting positive mental health.
  • Inclusive and Diverse Learning Environments: Creating inclusive and diverse learning environments fosters a sense of belonging and acceptance. It is essential to promote understanding, respect, and appreciation for differences, fostering a supportive community for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
  • Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs): Implementing individualized educational plans ensures that each learner's unique needs and abilities are recognized and addressed. This personalized approach maximizes the potential for academic and personal growth.
  • Advocacy and Self-Advocacy Skills: Empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to advocate for themselves and others is crucial. Educating them about their rights, encouraging self-expression, and developing advocacy skills contributes to their ability to navigate societal structures and promote inclusivity.

  • Get a better understanding of how businesses function these days and what skills and competencies employers expect from graduates preparing to enter the labour market in other European countries.
  • Providing opportunities to improve professionally: helping to determine what hard and soft skills one can improve to become a better teacher.
  • Obtaining a useful networking tool that can facilitate the breaking down of language and professional barriers across European nations.
  • It allows teachers to view work processes they are involved in from a different angle.
  • Learning practical knowledge and experience thanks to observing professionals within their work environment, which in turn can help to teach in a way that will prepare their students in the best possible way to succeed and be more competitive on the labour market.

  • The opportunity to view and reflect on your own area of work supported by the “fresh eyed”view of the visitor/guest.
  • Understanding and appreciating other needs and priorities outside your established workrole.
  • Developing coaching/mentoring skills.
  • The opportunity to discuss your role and its needs and priorities with others.
  • Understanding why things work the way they do.


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100% funded by the Erasmus+

400 person

Services included

  • Pre-arrival information.
  • Tuition & training materials.
  • Training Certificate.
  • Europass Certificate.
  • Admin & organizational costs.
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