Portugal ’18

The 24th ENOTHE Annual Meeting will take place on 4th – 6th October 2018 at the Escola Superior de Saúde do Alcoitão (ESSA), Portugal.

The Escola Superior de Saúde do Alcoitão (ESSA) is a private higher education establishment and is a pioneer in Portugal in the training of occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech therapists.

ESSA is located in the Estoril-Cascais-Sintra triangle, next to the Rehabilitation Medicine Centre in Alcoitão – Alcabideche.



Letter from Fernando Pessoa to Ophélia Queiroz, 1929.

Cascais is located on the west coast of Portugal, right on the edge of mainland Europe and only 20 kilometres from Lisbon and its international airport.

How to get to Cascais

Learning from the past and shaping future education in Occupational Therapy

The themes include:

1)    European Year of Cultural Heritage

  • Where the OT past meets the OT future
  • Celebrating  broad diversity of cultural heritages
  • Belonging to a common European space

2)      Educate the educators – Internationalisation of Curriculum

  • Internationalised learning outcomes: 21st century skills competences
  • Interprofessional teaching & learning & assessment
  • Joint programmes: connecting bachelor, master: allied health
  • Personalized learning & teaching generation Y and Z (why?)

3)      Health 2020 – 2030

  • Health inequalities
  • Sustainable development goals
  • Strategic reasoning
  • Integrated health care

Hanneke van Bruggen Lecture

The closing date for nominating a speaker for the HVB Lecture is 1st May 2018.

Please return the form to info@enothe.eu by 1st May.


You may apply to reserve space and furniture for Marketplaces at the Annual Meeting. The Deadline for Marketplace applications is 14 September 2017.

Please return the form to info@enothe.eu by 14 September.