From School to the World

Students from the Porto Santo B+S School were speakers at a Seminar in Lisbon

Students from the Porto Santo B+S School were speakers at a Seminar in Lisbon

Final meeting of the Citizenship Education Project. AIDGLOBAL and Escola Básica e Secundária Professor Dr Francisco Freitas Branco, Porto Santo, were represented at the Meeting "Inside and Outside the Box – NGO and Schools together in Education for Citizenship", which took place on July 22, 2022, at Gulbenkian, in Lisbon (complete program, here). About 340 ...

Workshop on ADHD involves the educational community

Workshop on ADHD involves the educational community

Meeting with the support of the Parents' Association. About 20 fathers, mothers and educators attended the workshop on "Educating to Include: Dealing with the Disorder - ADHD", held on the 8th July 2022, at Escola Básica e Secundária Professor Dr. Francisco Freitas Branco, Porto Santo. Psychologist Leila Pedro explained the main characteristics of Attention Deficit ...

Porto Santo youths promote volunteering

Porto Santo youths promote volunteering

Creation of proposal for Participatory Budgeting. In the 2021/2022 school year, 8th-grade students from Escola Básica e Secundária Professor Dr. Francisco Freitas Branco, Porto Santo, had the opportunity to get involved in actions to promote volunteering, both inside and outside the school. One of the strategies implemented was the creation of a proposal for the ...

Pedagogical Farm brings life to School

Pedagogical Farm brings life to School

This school year, activities were developed at the Pedagogical Farm and Garden of the B+ Professor Dr. Francisco Freitas Branco School, Porto Santo, with the purpose of promoting Environmental Education through the development of agricultural activities, involving the school and local community. Following the Pedagogical Farm, activities related to agriculture and livestock were streamlined with ...

Porto Santo School welcomes intercultural theme

Porto Santo School welcomes intercultural theme

Under the theme of cultural diversity, the 8th grade classes from B+S Professor Dr. Francisco de Freitas Branco School, Porto Santo, have developed several works, throughout this school year, with the support of various teachers. In Geography, the classes prepared works about different countries of the world, with the contribution of people from these territories. ...

Towards a Democratic School

Towards a Democratic School

The formation "Democratic Schools and Student Participative Assemblies", aimed for teachers, took place on March 4th and May 7th, at B+S Professor Dr. Francisco de Freitas Branco School, Porto Santo, and brought reflections about the level of participation of teachers, students, parents and non-teaching staff and the instruments available to them, in order to actively ...

Youth interacts with the Day Care Center and Senior University of Porto Santo

Youth interacts with the Day Care Center and Senior University of Porto Santo

On April 26th, May 2nd and 4th, , under the Action Plan “Da Escola para o Mundo – Agir, Incluir, Transformar” (From School to the World – Act, Include, Transform, the 8th-grade classes of the B+S School Professor Dr Francisco de Freitas Branco, carried out activities with the Day Care Center of the Fundação de ...

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 130Kg of marine waste

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 130Kg of marine waste

On March 22, 25, 31 and April 29, four cleaning campaigns were held with the 8th-grade classes of the B+S School Professor Dr Francisco de Freitas Branco. The actions aimed to raise the students' awareness of the marine litter problem and the need to continuously promote the Ocean's protection. The activities are carried out under ...

Intercultural Easter in Porto Santo

Intercultural Easter in Porto Santo

On April 16th, on the island of Porto Santo, a lunch gathering several cultures at the table will take place entitled "Flavors of a Family Easter". The meeting consists of a shared lunch between families living in Porto Santo and foreign students from the Escola Profissional de Hotelaria e Turismo da Madeira (Porto Santo branch) ...

Porto Santo Students Association comes to life

Porto Santo Students Association comes to life

On February 11, 2022, the process of creating the Student’s Association of Porto Santo - B+S School Professor Dr. Francisco de Freitas Branco became official, through the publication of the statutes in the Official Journal of the Autonomous Region of Madeira (JORAM). Between April 2021 and February 2022, AIDGLOBAL trained young leaders to create the ...