Carla Dimitre Dias Alves

Biographical note

Carla Dimitre Dias Alves is a PHD in Education at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (2017), having publicly defended the thesis “The PROJECT LEARN To GROW: Transdisciplinary Development of Reading in assisted Monodocence in the 1st CEB.”

She’s a trainer, certified by the Scientific and Pedagogical Council for Continuous Training (CCPFC), representative in the Training and Monitoring Section of the Julio Resende Training Center in Gondomar, and integrates the Internal trainers’ Fellowship (BFI) of the same Formation of School Groupings (CFAE). Since 2008, she has conceived and operationalized several training activities.

She has a Master Degree in Educational Sciences, specialized in Pedagogical Supervision, from Universidade Lusófona do Porto (2012). She was also co-author of Elementary school books.

She has been performing functions as an External Evaluator within the scope of Teachers Performance Evaluation. Was also a trainer in the National Program of Portuguese Teaching for three years and also a mediator of the Adult Education and training Courses (EFA).

She started working as an Elementary School teacher, in 1978. Currently she is working at Elementary School with kindergarten of Taralhão. She’s as well the coordinator of the Pedagogical Centre of Taralhão, Vinhal e Carregais (EB/JI do Taralhão, EB do Vinhal, JI do Vinhal e JI dos Carregais).

She was the author and coordinator of the Learning to Grow Project: Portuguese and Mathematics hand in hand, from 2014 to 2018, linking these disciplines with the other curricular areas, using mobile devices as learning resources. This project was consolidated in the logic of curricular flexibility, collaborative work and coadjuvation. She was also the author and coordinator of the project A tale, a Discovery in the EB of Taralhão and Vinhal, from 2016 to 2018. This project combined the disciplines of Portuguese and Sciences. Thus, the reading of a tale was the starting point for the realization of several experiences.

Areas of academic and scientific interest

  • Education
  • Research Methodologies