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Researcher at CEPCEP, Portuguese Catholic University (UCP), and at DINÂMIA’CET (ISCTE-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon). Since 2010 is also member of the Board of Directors of CEPCEP. In 2014 joined the research team of CESOP - Research Centre of Public Opinion, from the UCP. PhD in Economics, specialization in Industrial Economics and Innovation, ISCTE-IUL. Degree in Sociology from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, with a postgraduate degree in Economics and Public Policy and a Masters in Human Resource Management and Policies, both from ISCTE-IUL. Her research fields are: human capital, innovation and public policy in education, vocational training and employment. Since 2013 is a national expert in the CEDEFOP network "Forecasting Skills and Labour Market Developments".
Human capital; innovation; work; public policy in education, vocational training and employment.
Individual Medium Term Research Programme
IESE. Adultos de Baixa Escolaridade – Novos Desafios para a Aprendizagem ao Longo da Vida em Portugal (2013-2014). Projeto financiado pelo POAT-FSE. SERGA. Fatores Determinantes para o Crescimento do Emprego de Jovens (CREJOV) (2012-2013). Projeto financiado pelo POAT-FSE.
Quartenaire Portugal e IESE. Avaliação Estratégica do QREN – Lote 1: Estudo de Avaliação do Contributo do QREN para a Redução do Abandono Escolar Precoce (2012-2013). Observatório do QREN.
Valente, A.C., Simões, A. e Santos, F. (2014). “Convincing resistant and discouraged adults for lifelong learning: the role of national strategies and local communities”. In Proceedings of the 2014 Conference of the ESREA Research Network on “Local Change, Social Actions and Adult Learning: Challenges and Responses” Institute of Education, University of Lisbon, June 26, 27 and 28, 2014.
Valente, A.C., Domingues, A.R., Soares, C., Dias, G.P., Correa, I., van den Bossche, P. e Ramos, T. B. (2014). Assessment of life-cycle skills and training needs in the renewable and energy efficiency sectors: the cases of the wind energy and electric mobility and smart grids. In the forthcoming OECD-Cedefop Green Publication.
Valente, A.C. e Marques, P. (2014). An Evaluation of the Social and Employment Aspects and Challenges in Portugal. Policy Note. Directorate General for Internal Policies – Economic Governance Support Unit (EGOV).
Valente, A.C., Xavier de Carvalho, L. e Xavier de Carvalho, A. (2011). “Bringing Lifelong Learning to Low Skilled Adults: The New Opportunities Initiative”. In Carneiro, R. (Coord), Accreditation of Prior Learning as a Lever for Lifelong Learning: Lessons learnt from the New Opportunities Initiative, Portugal. CEPCEP-UCP, UNESCO-UIL e MENON.
Valente, A.C. e Salavisa, I. (2011). Innovation and growth in the knowledge-based economy: The role of education quality, cognitive skills and workplace learning. In Proceedings of the EAEPE 2011 Conference on Schumpeter's Heritage - The Evolution of the Theory of Evolution, October, 27 - 30, 2011, Vienna, Austria.