José Matias Alves


José Matias Alves holds a degree in Romanic Philology from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto (1978), a master’s degree in Educational Sciences from the University of Minho (1992) and a PhD in Educational Sciences from Universidade Católica Portuguesa (2008).

He is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Faculdade de Educação e Psicologia at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa. He is also the coordinator of the PhD in Educational Sciences and an integrated researcher at CEDH.

He is consultant to the Ministry of Education within the "Autonomy and Curriculum Flexibility" Program. He is the chairman of the Fiscal Council of the Portuguese Society of Educational Sciences.

Academic teaching areas
  • Education and Training Policies
  • Innovation and Change in Educational Context
  • Active Life Approach III: Project Design Intervention
  • Approach to active life IV: Intervention Project
  • School Management and Professional and Organizational Culture
  • Project Seminar in School Administration and Organization
Scientific areas of activity
  • School management and organization
  • Evaluation of schools and improvement projects
  • Pedagogical evaluation
  • Professional and organizational development
Academic CV

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