João Sampaio Maia


Biographical note

Associate Professor at the Universidade Lusófona of Porto, Integrated Researcher at CeiED and Collaborator at INED.

Visiting Professor at the University of St. Joseph, in Macau.

Professor collaborating at Escola Superior de Educação Paula Frassinetti.

Professor of:

  • Concepts, Models and Contexts in Supervision;
  • Research Methods in Education;
  • Methods and Techniques for Quantitative Research;
  • Topics of Geometry.

Professor Adjunto (retired) at the School of Education of Porto (1986-2011), Assistant Professor at the University of Macau (1996-2002), having also taught at the Schools of Education Paula Frassinetti and Jean Piaget-Gaia and at the former Primary Magisterium of Porto.

Degree in Mathematics and Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Porto and Master and Doctor in Education (Mathematics Teaching Methodology) from the University of Minho. Participant in six international educational projects, one developed in seven European countries, supported by the European Union, and five in Timor-Leste, supported by UNICEF, the World Bank and the Ministry of Education, being coordinator in three of them.

Trainer and supervisor of in-service and pre-service preschool, primary and mathematics teachers for more than 35 years.

Active participant in several seminars, conferences and congresses in Portugal and abroad and author of several scientific and pedagogical books and articles in the areas of education and mathematics.