The distance education and training platform already has 10 thousand registered graduates and has 11 adherent institutions.
On April 3, during Futurália will officially launch the NAU Platform, which has different courses in progress and has already 10 thousand registered graduates. This distance teaching and training platform has 11 adherent institutions, as promoters of training in MOOC format (Massive Open Online Courses). Among the available courses are cyber security for citizens or the recent Autonomy and Flexibility Curriculum project. More information about the courses in the following link.
The presentation of the platform will be at Espaço Alerta de Futurália, at 11 am on April 3. The event will be attended by the Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Higher Education, João Sobrinho Teixeira, the Secretary of State for Education, João Costa, and the Secretary of State for Health, Raquel Duarte. Participation in the event is free, but requires an online application.
The NAU is a national initiative and aims to educate the largest number of employees and citizens with better quality, but with less costs. It involves different entities, including FCT, DGE, DGS, INA and IEFP, in an initiative co-financed by the European Union's Eueropeu Regional Development Fund and the Compete 2020 Community Operational Program, which is part of the Portugal Portugal Framework Program.