Full Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Policies of the University Institute of Lisbon - ISCTE and integrated researcher at CIES-IUL - Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (ESPP) (ISCTE _ Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)
Domingos Fernandes is Full Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Policies of the University Institute of Lisbon - ISCTE and integrated researcher at CIES-IUL - Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (ESPP). For 17 years he has been the coordinator of Master's and PhD programmes in the specialty of Evaluation in Education at the University of Lisbon. His main interests in the fields of research and teaching are the Evaluation of Public Education Policies (Programmes and Projects), Teacher Training Policies and Curriculum Policies, Evaluation Theory and Pedagogical Evaluation Policies and Practices. He has been a visiting professor at a variety of international universities such as Texas A&M University in the United States, the University of São Paulo (USP), the Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU) and the Federal University of Pará (UFPA) in Brazil, and the University of La Salle in Colombia. He has also been principal investigator and coordinator of several national and international research and evaluation projects, funded under open, competitive calls for proposals and service contracts. He is the author of about 200 publications. In the last three years he has coordinated the following research projects: Educational policies and performance of Portugal in PISA (2000-2015), funded by the POCH, European Social Fund and Portugal 2020 (2017-2018); Skills Assessment of Secondary School Teachers of Sao Tome and Principe, funded by the Camões Institute (2018-2019); and Monitoring, Follow-up and Research in Pedagogical Evaluation (Project MAIA), funded by the POCH, European Social Fund and Portugal 2020 (2019-2020). She currently coordinates in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley area the project Digital Platforms in Educational Management of School Clusters (2018-2021), funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (PTDC/CED-EDG/29069/2017) and coordinated at national level by the University of Porto.