Teacher coordinator of the Higher School of Education of Paula Frassinetti (ESEPF), in Porto.
PhD in Child Studies – in the specialty of methodology and supervision in childhood education, University of Minho.
Teacher of Childhood Pedagogy, Theory and Curriculum Development, Training of Trainers General educational training, Initiation to Professional Practice and Project Work. Teacher/ Supervisor of the Supervised Teaching Practice (Internship).
Director of the Master’s degree in Education Sciences – area of specialization in Pedagogical Supervision (ESEPF).
Coordinator of the Department of Training in Basic Education, between 2008 and April 2011 and Deputy Coordinator of the same department between 2011 and 2014.
Director of the Master’s degree in Pre-school Education and the Master’s degree in Pre- school education and Teaching of the first Cycle of Basic Education, between 2010 and 2014.
Director of The Bachelor’s degree in Basic Education, between 2007/08 and 2009/10.
Director of the degree in Childhood Education, between 2008/09 and 2009/10.
Coordinator of the Post-graduate Education of the Child in Daycare – area of specialization in Curricular Development.
External expert TEIP (educational territory of priority intervention) and consultant of educational institutions.
Effective member of the Scientific Council (2007/08) and member of the Scientific Technical Council (between 2008/09 and 2016/17, and 2018/19 to present) of the ESEPF.
Oporto Regional Delegate of the Association of Childhood Education Professionals (APEI).
Member of the Executive Board of the scientific journal Know & Educate (ESEPF – Portugal).
Member of the Othukumame project-“Together”- strengthening the capacities of the diocesan Catholic network of pre-school education in Niassa (Mozambique) – from 2015 to 2017 (1st phase)
Member of the Othukumame project-“Together”- strengthening the capacities of the diocesan Catholic network of pre-school education in Niassa (Mozambique) – from 2017 to present (2nd phase)
Member of the ESEPF Education Observatory, between 2006 and 2009. (1st phase)
Researcher at the Paula Frassinetti Research Center (CIPAF).
Researcher of the Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Studies of the Higher School of Education of Lisbon (CIED).
Researcher at the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and development (CeiED).
Author of scientific work and intervention in the field of education.
Areas of academic and scientific interest
- Child studies
- Training of childhood educators and teachers
- Practical training of childhood educators
- Pedagogical supervision