Nádia Ferreira

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Nádia Ferreira
Nádia Ferreira

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Categoria Académica: 
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
Unidade de Investigação: 
Centre for Educational Research | CIE-ISPA

Biographical note

Nadia Ferreira is a professor at ISPA, where she taught courses related to Mathematics Education. Since 2000, she has been an elementary school teacher, teacher trainer and researcher, with her focus on teacher practice and knowledge to teach.
She has a degree in Teaching Mathematics and Sciences in elementary school (year 1 to 6) and a Master in Education in the Lisbon University. In her master's thesis, she focused on the professional development of Mathematics and Sciences teachers when they collaboratively managed the curriculum an integrative Area. In her PhD thesis in Didactics of Mathematics, at the Institute of Education of the University of Lisbon, her focused on the knowledge and practices of teachers to teach Mathematics.
She has collaborated with different higher education institutions and several teacher-training centres, since 2012. Throughout her professional life has pedagogically and scientifically supported teachers and schools in different programs of the Ministry of Education. From 2016 at 2021, at the Directorate General for Education (DGE) she has been actively involved in the curriculum reorganization process that is taking place in Portugal. She was also involved in the production of pedagogical resources, guiding documents on reference practices, and also conceived and implemented training for teacher trainers and directors across the country.

Research Interests

Mathematics Education
Teacher training
Curriculum development and pedagogical innovation

Current PhD students (supervision and co-supervision)



Horários e Contactos

E-mail: cie@ispa.pt