The Castelo Branco Polytechnic Institute (IPCB), Castelo Branco (Portugal)


The Castelo Branco Polytechnic Institute (IPCB) is a public higher education institution in Portugal.

The Higher School of Education (Escola Superior de Educação – ESE) is one of IPCB’s faculties and some of its staff is to be directly involved in the CLIL4CHILDRENproject through its graduation and post-graduation programmes inteacher training, sports and social education and through the IPCB’s Interdisciplinary Language, Culture and Education Centre (CILCE).

ESE and CILCE are experienced in applied research in the areas of teacher education, intercultural education, foreign languages, reading promotion and children’s and young adult literature.

ESE has an extensive educational network in the Beira Baixa region, with Spanish institutions involved in teacher training and reading promotion, and with European education institutions through its many EU-funded projects in the above areas.