“International Presidents’ Initiative at the 2012 Annual Convention”

Ordem dos Psicólogos (OPP) present at the APA Annual Convention


The Order was invited by the President of APA, Suzanne Bennett Johnson, to be present at this initiative which brought together 27 managers from 19 Psychology associations from around the world. This convention allowed for the sharing of experiences and the discussion of various aspects related to the profession in each of the participating countries.

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Qualification for Professors, SPO's and CNO's

Order meets with the Secretary of State for Primary and Secondary Education


The Secretary of State for Primary and Secondary Education, Professor Isabel Leite, guaranteed to the Ordem dos Psicólogos (OPP) that teachers would not be placed in the Psychology and Guidance Services.

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Psychologists in Schools

Order meets with CONFAP


Vocational Training Courses

Ordem dos Psicólogos (OPP) makes a statement on the implementation of new vocational training courses


The Ministry of Education is preparing new vocational teaching courses for students who have failed repeatedly, between the ages of 14 and 15. The President of the Ordem dos Psicólogos (OPP) believes that professors, psychologists, parents and students should be informed and involved in the decision to attend these courses. Vocational courses should be seen as a suitable alternative for a student and not a form of punishment for their lack of academic success.

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Course Associated with Professional Internships

Final balance of the course for those who received a Recognition of Professional Experience


In total, since its launch in December 2010, the Training Course Associated with Professional Internships allowed 2317 trainees to have their entry process as a permanent member of the Order finalised.

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OPP organises the 35th Conference of the International School Psychology Association

International Conference of School Psychology 2013 in Portugal


The annual conference of the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) usually brings together about 400 school psychologists and researchers from the area, from the five continents, with the objective of promoting the sharing and discussion of essential issues and innovative studies related to the field of psychology.

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