The Intermunicipal Community of Tâmega e Sousa is responsible for:

  • Setting up intermunicipal networks to share information and strengthen local technical capacities and skills;
  • Implementing programmes that promote and facilitate the qualification of the working population and encourage the completion of compulsory minimum education;
  • Identifying the training needs of the Intermunicipal Community of Tâmega e Sousa and the population and setting up partnerships with educational institutions or research centres;
  • Developing competences in the field of continuing training, improving employability;
  • Supporting and promoting initiatives to foster employability;
  • Supporting the refurbishment and maintenance of school and sports facilities;
  • Supporting the integrated management and planning of the school and sports facilities network;
  • Developing programmes that promote sport;
  • Ensuring the intermunicipal planning of the school transport network;
  • Planning the educational offer at intermunicipal level in accordance with the criteria defined by the government departments with competence in the fields of education and vocational training;
  • Planning and proposing priorities in the offer of vocational training courses at intermunicipal level in conjunction with the Instituto do Emprego e Formação Profissional, I.P. [Institute for Employment and Vocational Training] and the Agência Nacional para a Qualificação e o Ensino Profissional, I.P. [National Agency for Qualification and Vocational Education].



Comunidade Intermunicipal do Tâmega e Sousa

Avenida José Júlio, 42, 4560-547 Penafiel
+351 255 718 340 [national landline call]


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