PhD: Prof.Dr. João Formosinho has a PhD in Educational Administration (1987) at the Institute of Education of the University of London.
Current : He is a retired professor of the University of Minho and now he is professor at the
Catholic University of Portugal, where he directs the Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education.
Managerial Jobs: He was member of the National Council of Education from 1989 to 1999.
He was Vice-President (from 1996 to 2007) and then President of the National Council for Continuing Teacher Training
(from 2007 to 2014).
Awards: As President of the Childhood Association, he was awarded in 2009 the Prize Nuno Viegas of the
Bissaya Barreto Foundation. In 2010 he was awarded by the President of the Republic the honour of Commander of Public Education.