Ana Maria Magalhães

Author of Junior and Children Literature (Portugal)

Ana Maria Magalhães was born in Lisbon in 1946. She graduated in Philosophy from the Faculdade de Letras of the University of Lisbon, and became, since 1969, a Portuguese and History teacher in preparatory education. She had a very active teaching career participating in the Education System Reform between 1989 and 1991 and later conducting a study on young people and reading for the Educational Innovation Institute. She became a writer of junior and children’s literature in 1982, the same year when the Uma Aventura (An Adventure) collection was inaugurated, which she still writes today, in partnership with Isabel Alçada. 

10:20 – 10:45 | FIRESIDE CHAT

thursday august 31st

Starting from Birth: Challenges and Opportunities