Since 2009: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
From 1998 to 2009: Lecture, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
From 1997 to 1998: Biology and Geology teacher in basic and secundary school, Portugal
Professor of several curricular units in: Environmental Life sciences, Methodology of Science Teaching, Methodologies in Environmental Education, Health Education, Didactics of Science. Member of the Center for Research in Child Studies – CIEC, University of Minho, since 2007.
Member of the project Learning to learn science. Project Ciência Viva VI, Experimental teaching of the sciences in Basic Education;
Director of the degree course in Environmental Education, 2007-2015.
2013 - PhD in Educational Sciences (Specialty: Child Studies, environmental studies), University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.
2001 - Master in Health Education, Universidade de Trás os Montes e Alto, Vila Real, Portugal.
1997- Bachelor in Biology and Geology (education), Universidade de Trás os Montes e Alto, Vila Real, Portugal.
Microbiology in basic education
Teaching Science in Primary School
Health Education in Basic Education