Maria de Lourdes Dionísio

University of Minho

Maria de Lourdes Dionísio is a professor of Education Science at the University of Minho in Portugal. She has obtained her PhD in Portuguese Language Teaching Methodology and she has been serving as a researcher at the Centre on Education (CIEd) in her institution. Since 1986, she has been participating in initial and continuous teacher training in the
Department of Integrated Studies of Literacy. Her main research Areas are Adolescent and Adult literacies, Literacy development and assessment as well as Disciplinary literacies, which she further develops and enriches by taking part in many European projects.Additionally, she is a devoted researcher and schintific advisor, with more than 100 publications deticated to different questions in the sphere of engaging school children to active reading, literacy development and implementation of CAL elements into teacher training.