Bento Cavadas


Biographical note

Professor in the Higher School of Education of Santarém, in which coordinates the Degree of Basic education. Has a Degree in Biology and Geology Teaching (Faculty of Sciences of University of Oporto) and a PhD in Politics and Education Fundamentals (Faculty of Education of University of Salamanca), with the thesis “The evolution of science textbooks of secondary education in Portugal 1836-2005”.

Author of textbooks of natural sciences, biology and geology. The main researches interests are in the field of science textbooks, teacher training, science education and history of education.

Areas of academic and scientific interest

  • History of Education
  • Teacher Training
  • Science Education

Current research interests

  • Natural Sciences Textbooks
  • History of Education
  • Teacher Training
  • Science Education