Francisco Peixoto

Francisco Peixoto received his Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from ISPA – Instituto Universitário, a D.E.A. from University of Aix-en-Provence and his PhD from University of Minho. Francisco Peixoto teaches at ISPA since 1991, where taught courses related to Educational Psychology, Learning, Motivation and Research Methodology at undergraduate, master and PhD level. He was involved in several research programs, some of them funded by the national science foundation. The research area addressed by some of these projects relates to the affective components of learning, namely academic emotions, self-esteem and motivation. He coordinated the Portuguese team of the European project ENTREE, which focused on the promotion of teacher’s resilience.

Position: Project Coordinator