Bento Cavadas


Biographical note

Graduated in Biology / Geology Teaching from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto and PhD in Educational Sciences from the Faculty of Education of the University of Salamanca, with the thesis “The evolution of Natural Science school textbooks in secondary education in Portugal 1836 – 2005”.

Professor in the School of Education/Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, in which coordinates the Degree of Basic Education and co-coordinates the project CreativeLab_Sci&Math®.

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