About the University: The history of the Institute is closely linked to the path and work of the man who gives the name to this universe, Jean Piaget. An evolution marked by adaptation, by the natural interest in the dynamics and change of things and by their study. A story that is defined in a transformation by stages to be better and better. Founded in 1979 as a non-profit cooperative, then called "Cooperative Parallel Child Development, SCRL", it takes its current name: Piaget Institute - Cooperative for Human Development, Integral and Ecological, CRL, years later, fruit of a course where several pedagogical and social projects have been developed and implemented. The Piaget Institutes main objectives are to provide quality education, create knowledge and disseminate fundamental human values to an indispensable personal and intellectual formation of all its agents - teachers, students, workers and co-operators. With these principles, the work of the Piaget Institute has been diversifying, covering a multiplicity of areas ranging from education to research.
Campuses: a) Almada, Viseu, Vila Nova De Gaia, Macedo De Cavaleiros b) Almada, Santo André, Viseu c) Macedo De Cavaleiros, Silves, Vila Nova De Gaia And Viseu
Statistics: The rankings of this university are: In countrywide the ranking is equal to 41 In world the ranking is equal to 7049
Nuclisol Association for Child Development, Integration and Solidarity: Nuclisols history goes back to 1983, when it began its activity, but only after nine years in 1992, it adopts its current designation of Nuclisol Jean Piaget - Association for the Development of the Child, Integration and Solidarity, becoming an independent entity Of the Piaget Institute. 1. Litoalentejo:
Litoalentejo is a catering company created in 2003 by the Piaget Institute and Nuclisol Jean Piaget, and began its activity at the Hotel Vila Park, an associate project of the Institute and hotel application of the degree in Hotel Management and Tourism. In 2004, the company redirected its activity to the area of collective catering, developing canteens from north to south of the country, located in the institutions of higher education of the Piaget Institute, in nursing homes and Nuclisol nurseries, in places such as Almada , Arcozelo, Canelas, Gulpilhares, Lisboa, Lourosa, Macedo de Cavaleiros, Mirandela, Santo André, Silves and Viseu. 2. APDES:
APDES - Piaget Agency for Development - is a non-profit association founded in 2004 to promote integrated development. It works with vulnerable communities and publics, with the aim of improving access to health, employment and education, empowering populations and strengthening social cohesion. APDES uses a matrix of RESEARCH-ACTION focused, on the one hand, on understanding and critical reflection on social reality and, on the other, on intervention in the processes of change. • Privilege PARTICIPATORY METHODOLOGIES, recognizing, involving and taking responsibility for the different social actors in the conduct of development processes. • It adopts a PROXIMITY INTERVENTION, implied with the populations and with the territories and acting in the own contexts of life. 3. Piaget Food Piaget Alimentar, Unipessoal, Lda. Is a Piaget Group company that is active in two areas: • Collective Restoration • Support to the Agro-Food Industry, in production, training, management, marketing, analysis and food research. Over the years, Piaget Food has proven its quality, which has allowed it to grow in the market.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Instituto Piaget that are published in OMICS International journals.