Ana Teresa Ferreira Oliveira

Pro-President, Pedagogical innovation and curricular flexibility,
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal


Ana Teresa is passionate for learning and people development in several different human
processes. Ana Teresa has a Pos Doc in Management and Economics from School of
Economics and Management of the University of Porto, Portugal and a PhD in Work and
Organizational Psychology by University of Minho, Portugal. She is a researcher at CISAS
and a professor at Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Instituto Politécnico de Viana
do Castelo, in human development and human resource management. Her main research
topics includes academia-business processes and impact, trust, management, human
resource management, behavior and organizational change, social impact, creativity and
critical thinking, pedagogical innovation at higher education.

She coordinates, at IPVC, an Horizon Project funded by the European Commission, FEAST –
Food systems that support transitions to healthy and sustainable diet; a project
coordinated by Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) OECD Directorate
for Education and funded by the Ministry of Higher Education “Fostering and assessing
students’ creative and critical thinking skills in higher education” and she is team member,
with responsibilities in management of several other national and international IPVC