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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 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

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

A comparative analysis of title pages to present a typology

Mourão, S. J., 16 Jul 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Child-initiated play and peer interaction in a foreign language

Mourão, S. J., 31 Aug 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Activities 2013 2019

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

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

Sandie Mourão (Speaker)
16 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Reflecting on pedagogical principles for English in pre-primary education

Sandie Mourão (Speaker), Gail Ellis (Speaker)
4 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Developing teacher agency: Approaches to effective teacher development

Sandie Mourão (Keynote speaker)
26 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

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

Sandie Mourão (Invited speaker)
10 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

The power of picturebooks in ELT

Sandie Mourão (Keynote speaker)
27 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk