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Ana Vale Pereira

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Ana Vale Pereira holds a Ph.D. in Educational Sciences from the University of Porto, obtained in 2003. Currently, she is an invited assistant professor in the Faculty of Psychology, Education, and Sport at Lusófona University - Porto University Centre. Since 2016, she has been an integrated researcher at the CeiED-Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Education and Development at Lusófona University. She participated as a researcher in the Erasmus+ Family-based Open Science Schooling Project (Ref: 2019-1-FI01-KA201-060724) from 2019 to 2021. Her career as a researcher began under the program contract funded by FCT Science 2008 at the CIIE - Centre for Research and Intervention in Education at the University of Porto, a partner of CLACSO - Latin American Council of Social Sciences. Her research interests primarily focus on educational sciences, particularly adult education and training, qualitative educational research, public education policies, and teaching and learning methodologies in higher education. These areas have been the primary subjects of her collaborative studies with various researchers and are aligned with her published works. She has co-authored numerous publications in both national and international journals, contributed chapters to books, and co-authored an e-book. Since 2016, she has served as a member of the Scientific Committee of the CIAIQ - Ibero-American Congress of Qualitative Research and, most recently, has contributed as an invited reviewer for the Qualitative Research Journal in São Paulo, Brazil. Additionally, she served as an expert in the External School Evaluation Teams of the Inspectorate General of Education (IGEC). In 2019 and 2020, she served as a co-coordinator and trainer for innovative teaching methodology courses for teachers at Lusófona University - Porto University Centre. She has also led training courses in qualitative data analysis using NVIVO software for postgraduate students at the FPCEUP - Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Porto.

Áreas de interesse académico e científico Areas of academic and scientific interest

  • Adult education and training
  • Qualitative educational research
  • Public education policies
  • Teaching and learning methodologies in higher education

Publicações Selecionadas Selected Publications

  • Vale, A., Coimbra, N., Martins, A. O. & Oliveira, J. (2024). The Teaching Profession and the Renewal of Pedagogical Practices in Higher Education in Times of the Pandemic. In Yusef Waghid and Zehavit Gross (Edit.).Fostering Values Education and Engaging Academic Freedom amidst Emerging Issues Related to COVID-19. BRILL_WCCES Publications.
  • Vale, A., Martins, A., & Coimbra, N. (2023). The Experience of Remote Teaching in Higher Education: A Scenario of Challenges and Opportunities. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 23(2).
  • Vale, A. P., A., Martins, A. M de Oliveira & Coimbra, N. (2022). Percepções docentes e discentes sobre o ensino remoto no ensino superior: pesquisa qualitativa online. Revista Pesquisa Qualitativa10(25), 313–329.
  • Vale, A, Coimbra, N., Martins, A. and Oliveira, J. (2021). Education and innovation: impacts during a global pandemic in a higher education institution. SHS Web of Conf. Volume 92: The 20th International Scientific Conference Globalization and its Socio-Economic Consequences 2020: Article Number 01053.
  • Coimbra, M. N., Pereira, A.V., Martins, A.M.d.O. & Baptista, C.M. (2020). Pedagogical Supervision and Change: Dynamics of Collaboration and Teacher Development. International Journal of Management Science and Business Administration, 6(4), 55-62.