Coimbra University Press

João Amado

He is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Coimbra. Among his research interests are many publications on matters related to problems of lack of discipline and violence in the classroom (themes taken up in his doctoral thesis), from a pedagogical perspective, in addition to ethnography and history of infancy. He is also involved in the intitial training and professional development of teachers and has given many workshops and been part of a wide variety of colloquia and national and international conferences on such themes. In addition to coordinating post-graduate courses, he also supervises thesis work at the Master’s and doctorate level.