Ana Leão has been teaching English to young learners and teenagers for more than 25 years in Portugal. She was a vice-president and a tutors’ coordinator at a cluster of schools in Setubal, where she has been teaching English and developing new learning projects for teenagers with special needs or at risk of dropping out. She also has experience as a foreign language teacher to adults from different cultures and origins in Madrid and Reykjavik. She worked as an English teacher at Languages Institutes and as a translator in Madrid and Reykjavik. She was an invited translator and interpreter at Iceland University and Islandsstofa. She holds a master’s degree in English Teaching Methodology and advanced studies in Language Didactics. She is interested in the areas of intercultural education and global citizenship education. She is a PhD candidate.
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Google Sites: https://sites.google.com/site/analeaodidactics/
Awards, Publications and Conferences as a teacher and researcher
2019 – “ Estilos de aprendizaje y las tecnologías digitales: la competencia intercultural en el aula de lengua extranjera,” for the World Congress about Learning Styles in Colombia, VIII CONGRESO MUNDIAL DE ESTILOS DE APRENDIZAJE: MODELOS EDUCATIVOS, RETOS PARA LOS DOCENTES EN LA DIVERSIDAD DE CONTEXTOS DE FORMACIÓN.
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2019 – “Interculturality in English Language Teaching,” Via Panorâmica journal.
2018 – Participated in the 7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TEACHING ENGLISH AS A
FOREIGN LANGUAGE – “Intercultural language education for increased European identity and
cohesion”, held at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences – New University of Lisbon – on the 9th and
10th November 2018, with a talk entitled: Interculturality in English Language Teaching – a small study with
2018 – Holds the JRAAS SEAL OF RESEARCH EXCELLENCE, since May 2018.
2018 – Participated in the 2ND JRAAS ANGLO-AMERICAN STUDIES MEETING in the Faculty of Arts and
Humanities – University of Porto – 15th May.
2018 – “Interculturality in English Language Teaching – a small study with Portuguese teachers”- e-Teals:
2006 – Participated in a CONFERENCE AT THE CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN COMMUNICATION,
INFORMATION AND DIGITAL CULTURE, about an educational experiential activity about a blog
created for an 5th grade class alternative curriculum at Barbosa du Bocage cluster of schools in Setúbal.