The Office for Digital Response to Covid-19 was set up to assess and implement digital-based measures, ensuring an coordinated response by involving public and private players. The Office released of a set of initiatives such as the reinforcement of the infrastructure to public digital services, special communications packages (both data and calls) to healthcare professionals (as well businesses and citizens), specific conditions to licences and access to solutions of homeschooling and…
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The Directorate-General of Administration and Public Employment has created a microsite to answer public servants’ questions about the support measures in sick leave or quarantine regime.
Portugal have created a 'Collaborative Work Plan in Public Administration', prepared within the area of governance of State Modernisation and Public Administration (nameley by the coordination of the Incentive System for Innovation in Public Management/SIIGeP), setting out guidelines for public services in the context of the state of emergency declared by the Decree of the President of the Republic No. 14-A/2020, of March 18. The plan encompasses six areas of work, namely: Development of…
Data dashboard on the current situation of COVID-19 in Portugal.
Portugal is granting residency status by-default for all applicants until June 30.
All foreign citizens with pending requests for residence permits (requests made up until the declaration of the state of emergency – March 18, 2020) will have their legal status regularized on national territory until June 30 for, namely, obtaining access to the National Health Service or other health care rights, access to social support services, signing of rental contracts, signing of employment contracts, the opening of bank accounts and contracting essential public services.
Portugal create an online resource for schools with distance learning methodologies.
In Portugal, the Directorate-General for Education (DGE), in collaboration with the National Agency for Qualification and Vocational Education (ANQEP), has built a dedicated website with a set of resources to support schools in the use of distance learning methodologies that allow them to continue teaching and learning processes.