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Ana Maria Sousa Costa Saraiva

Ana was born in Angola and has lived in Edinburgh since 2016. She has a degree in Modern Languages and Literatures (Portuguese Studies), from Nova University (Lisbon). She taught Portuguese and Latin in various Portuguese schools, was coordinator for vocational courses, and acted as teacher-librarian, amongst other roles. In 2017 (April) she gained the General Teaching Council for Scotland provisional registration.

Adriana Dance

A Brazilian, native of São Paulo, Adriana has a degree in Portuguese/English Language and Literature followed by years of language teaching experience. She loves the Portuguese language as well as the vast and rich culture, history and literature of all the Portuguese-speaking countries. She has lived in Scotland since 2016 and is the mother of two bilingual, school-age children.

Gabriela Nascimento

Gabriela is a Brazilian, from São Paulo. She has been living in Scotland since 2016 and has a degree in Pedagogy. Previously, she worked in São Bernardo do Campo (São Paulo) in primary education for several years. She is passionate about ‘pupil-centred’ approaches, the Portuguese language and advances in learning technology.

Ingriti Lima

A Brazilian, native of Prado Ferreira – Paraná, Ingriti has degrees in Classical Languages (Universidade Estadual de Londrina) and Pedagogy (Unicesumar). She is devoted to education, has taught Portuguese in primary and secondary schools, and has also acted as a socio-educational adviser for pupils in disadvantaged social contexts.