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I am a full time researcher at CETAPS investigating the possibilities for intercultural citizenship education through children's literature in primary English education in Portugal. This brings together my interests in children's literature, early language education, teacher education and my passion for research.

Education/Academic qualification

Didactics and Teacher Education, Doctorate, Universidade de Aveiro

3 Jan 200831 Jan 2012

TESOL, Master, University of Manchester

Jul 1994Dec 1999


  • LT Textbooks
  • L Education (General)
  • PE English
  • PZ Childrens literature

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Research Output at NOVA 2009 2019

Response during picturebook read alouds in English as a foreign language

Mourão, S., 6 Mar 2019, In : Teanga - Journal of the Irish Association of Applied Linguistics . 26, 1, p. 58-76 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

foreign language
language education

English Teaching in the Early Years: A research in Peru : report

Mourão, S., 31 Mar 2018, British Council, Lima. 154 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
Ministry of Education
online survey

Playing in English: The emerging voices of pre-primary children in a foreign language context

Mourão, S. J., Feb 2018, Voices from the TESOL Classroom: Participant Inquiries in Young Learner Classes. Copland, F. & Garton, S. (eds.). Maryland, Estados Unidos: TESOLPress, p. 67-76 9 p. (TESOL Voices).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

foreign language
language instruction
European Policy

Research into pre-primary language learning

Mourão, S. J., 2018, Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners. Garton, S. & Copland, F. (eds.). London: Taylor & Francis, p. 425-440 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

foreign language
early childhood education and care
physical development

The social and linguistic benefits of peer interaction in a foreign language-learning programme

Mourão, S., 1 Oct 2018, Preschool Bilingual Education: Agency in Interactions between Children, Teachers, and Parents. Schwartz, M. (ed.). Cham: Springer International Publishing AG, Vol. 25. p. 313- 342 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

foreign language

Activities 2013 2019

  • 17 Invited talk
  • 17 Oral presentation
  • 4 Participation in conference
  • 1 Editorial activity

Picturebooks, the intercultural domain and citizenship education in early language learning

Sandie Mourão (Invited speaker)
10 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Developing teacher agency: Approaches to effective teacher development

Sandie Mourão (Keynote speaker)
26 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

A wordless picturebook in pre-primary foreign language education: Mediating deep discussions

Sandie Mourão (Speaker)
16 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Multilingual Childhoods 2019: Education, policy and practice

Sandie Mourão (Member of programme committee)
14 May 201916 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

The power of picturebooks in ELT

Sandie Mourão (Keynote speaker)
27 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk