Meet Our Team

Introducing our team: Our faculty comprises approximately 75% fluent English speakers, many of whom are native speakers or possess experience in international institutions related to their specialized subjects.The longevity of tenure for both our teachers and students at Prime School contributes to our reputation as one of the most appealing and stable educational institutions. Each year, we welcome new teachers and trainers who bring fresh ideas and diverse teaching approaches to fulfill the teaching standards set by Prime School.

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Dr. Edite Reina Costa , Pedagogical Director.
Meet Edite Reina Costa is an economist and mother of three children, currently serving as a counselor for the Order of Economists with professional license number 14505. At the age of 28, she was appointed Consul General of Costa Rica, becoming the youngest Consul to represent a country as Consul General. She represented the Republic of Costa Rica for 14 years. Later on, she dedicated herself to creating and developing projects in the field of education, currently representing Prime School International, one of the most established and respected educational projects in the Portuguese market. Prime School International has been recognized and validated by the University of Cambridge and the Ministry of Education for over 13 years, standing out as a model of excellence in the field.


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Melissa Ann
Meet Melissa Ann - Primary Coordinator Hailing from South Africa, Melissa Ann's journey into education was driven by her passion for teaching and her desire to make a difference in the lives of others. She pursued her studies at Unisa, where she completed her Bachelor of Education in ECD and Foundation Phase, along with earning her Honours in Education Management. Melissa's dedication to supporting children's well-being led her to further her studies with a Certificate in Counselling of children and adolescents. Before settling in Portugal and joining Prime School in 2021, Melissa gained valuable international teaching experience in Spain, where she taught at an International British School. With nearly 12 years of teaching experience across various year groups in South Africa, Spain, and Portugal, Melissa brings a wealth of expertise to our school community. Beyond the classroom, Melissa's love for reading and photography fuels her passion for travel, believing that life is meant to be explored and enjoyed to the fullest. As a Primary Years Teacher and Primary Coordinator, Melissa is committed to nurturing a love for learning and exploration in all students, guiding them to discover the wonders of the world around them. Join us in welcoming Melissa to our school community and discover how her enthusiasm for education can inspire your child's journey at Prime School! 

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Gillian Stanley
Meet Gillian Stanley - Primary English and Special Needs Teacher Originally from Wales, Gillian Stanley is a dedicated educator who obtained her degrees from the University of Keele and The Open University. With a firm belief that every child matters, Gillian's career has spanned across various schools in Wales, England, Europe, and the Middle East. As a passionate advocate for inclusive education, Gillian's expertise extends to special educational needs, where she has made a significant impact as a primary school teacher and teacher of English. Her joy in teaching and learning has touched the lives of students internationally, fostering a love for learning and creating a supportive environment for all learners. At Prime School, Gillian sees the opportunity for every student to flourish and soar. Her dedication to providing quality education and support for students with diverse needs makes her an invaluable member of our school community. Explore how Gillian's commitment to inclusive education can empower your child's journey at Prime School!

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Sara Jorge
Meet Sara Jorge - Robotics/ICT Teacher, Sara Jorge embarked on her educational journey at ESEIMU – Escola Superior de Educadores de Infância Maria Ulrich, Lisbon, where she began her studies and completed her graduation in 2011. With a passion for teaching, Sara has been a dedicated teacher since 2012. Driven by her fascination with technology, Sara pursued further education and obtained a degree in Robotics and ICTs in 2018. Her expertise in this field led her to join the Prime School International team in 2022 as a Robotics and ICT teacher for both primary and secondary levels. Sara's enthusiasm for technology and her commitment to providing students with innovative learning experiences make her a valuable addition to our school community. Discover how Sara's passion for robotics and ICTs can inspire and empower your child's educational journey at Prime School International!

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Kiran Sunil
Meet Kiran Sunil - Primary Teacher Kiran Sunil brings a wealth of experience to our Prime School International team as a seasoned primary teacher with twenty-two years of teaching experience in various Cambridge school systems. Holding a Bachelor's degree in Education, Kiran's professional journey in education began with rigorous training at Allama Iqbal Open University in Islamabad, Pakistan. She further honed her skills through specialized diplomas in Montessori Education from Rawalpindi, Pakistan, and Education Methodology from Peshawer, Pakistan. Since joining our school in 2016, Kiran has played a pivotal role in nurturing young minds and fostering academic excellence. Her extensive experience and dedication to education make her a valuable asset to our school community. Explore how Kiran's expertise and passion for teaching can positively impact your child's educational journey at Prime School International!.

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Cátia De Almeida 
Meet Cátia De Almeida -  Teacher Cátia De Almeida has been an invaluable member of the Prime School International team since 2013. Holding a Master's degree in Education, she has undergone professional training, earning a diploma in Education  from Escola Superior de Educação de Santarém, Portugal. With her expertise, she has not only contributed to the academic development of our students but has also prepared our foreign students for the IGCSE Cambridge Exams through her teaching of Portuguese as a Second Language. Continuing her dedication to education, Cátia is currently expanding her knowledge in the field of Special Needs Education. Her commitment to staying abreast of contemporary educational practices ensures that she provides the highest quality of education to her students. Join us in appreciating Cátia's ongoing contributions to our school community and her unwavering commitment to student success!

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Sandra Carvalho
Meet Sandra - Primary Teacher's Assistant and Cooking Arts Teacher With extensive experience in primary classrooms, Sandra's genuine love for children led her to embrace the role of Primary Teacher's Assistant. Over the past 5 years, she has served as our dedicated classroom assistant, providing safe and nurturing care for your children. Sandra ensures that your little ones enjoy their playtime, meal times, and overall well-being under her attentive supervision. Beyond her role as an assistant, Sandra passionately shares her love for cooking with our students. She believes that teaching the art of everyday cooking is not only essential but also enjoyable. Through her cooking classes, students learn valuable life skills while discovering the joy of culinary creativity. With Sandra, your children are not only in safe hands but are also gaining valuable life-enhancing skills in the kitchen. Explore how Sandra's caring presence and culinary expertise enrich the educational experience at our school!

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Elsa Fahrner
Meet Elsa Fahrner  Drama and Music Teacher Elsa Fahrner,  from Switzerland, is a multilingual educator proficient in English, Spanish, and French, with additional fluency in Italian and German. Having lived and worked in diverse countries such as Brazil and France, Elsa brings a rich cultural perspective to her teaching. She holds a Bachelor of Education from Escola Superior Educação and a Postgraduate degree in Health and Safety at Work. Her commitment to academic excellence led her to obtain a Higher Education Teaching Certificate from Harvard University. Outside of teaching, Elsa volunteers as a technical psychologist for the Lisbon Red Cross. Since 2011, she has been a proud member of our Prime School International teaching team. Explore how Elsa's diverse background and dedication to education can enrich your child's learning journey!

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Alexandra Fernandes
Meet Alexandra Fernandes Primary Physical Education Teacher Alexandra Fernandes, originally from Portugal, holds a degree in Physical Education. Her career path led her to become a football coach and swimming instructor. Drawing from her background as a professional athlete, she possesses a natural ability to connect with all her students. Fluent in English, Spanish, and French, Alexandra brings a multicultural perspective to her teaching. Explore how Alexandra's passion for sports and her diverse language skills can enhance your child's physical education experience!

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Leader Yu
Meet Professor Leader Yu, Teacher of English ESL, Mandarin Chinese, and STEAM. Professor Leader Yu boasts extensive experience in linguistics, art, and science. He employs diverse teaching methodologies and has crafted his own teaching system over the years. His focus lies on catering to the individual needs of each student. Having lived in various countries, he has garnered unique knowledge and experiences that he endeavors to impart to his students. At Prime School, he has taught a plethora of subjects including English ASL, Mandarin Chinese, ICT and STEAM. This breadth of expertise is made possible by his distinctive curriculum and life experiences. The motto "strive to make your handprint larger than your footprint" resonates strongly in his life, which is why he also pursues farming part-time. Explore how Professor Leader can enrich your child's educational journey today!

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Edite Reina Costa , Pedagogical Director.

Meet Edite Reina Costa is an economist and mother of three children, currently serving as a counselor for the Order of Economists with professional license number 14505. At the age of 28, she was appointed Consul General of Costa Rica, becoming the youngest Consul to represent a country as Consul General. She represented the Republic of Costa Rica for 14 years. Later on, she dedicated herself to creating and developing projects in the field of education, currently representing Prime School International, one of the most established and respected educational projects in the Portuguese market. Prime School International has been recognized and validated by the University of Cambridge and the Ministry of Education for over 13 years, standing out as a model of excellence in the field.  


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James Lomba

  Meet James Lomba - Social Sciences, Humanities, and English Teacher Originally from Nottingham, England. James Lomba's journey in education has been shaped by his upbringing in Portugal. He pursued his undergraduate degree in Social Policy at the University of Nottingham before returning to Portugal, where he spent three years working as a teaching assistant. During this time, James's passion for education flourished, leading him to complete his PGCE with the University of Nottingham. James is deeply committed to fostering curiosity and critical-thinking skills among his students. His approach to teaching emphasizes the importance of inquiry and exploration in subjects such as Social Sciences, Humanities, and English. In 2022, James joined the Prime School team, bringing his enthusiasm for education and dedication to student success. As a teacher, James strives to create an engaging and supportive learning environment where students can thrive academically and personally. Explore how James's passion for cultivating curiosity and critical thinking can inspire your child's educational journey at Prime School.

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Vanessa Livramento 

Introducing Vanessa Livramento - Secondary 1 Form Tutor: Vanessa Livramento, a native of Portugal, brings a unique combination of academic prowess and hands-on experience to her role as Form Tutor. Vanessa's academic journey commenced with her studies in Materials Engineering at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where she distinguished herself as the recipient of the best student award in her final year. Post-graduation, Vanessa immersed herself in the realm of scientific research, lending her expertise to various global projects. Notably, she played a pivotal role in identifying the optimal material for the interior wall of a nuclear reactor in Japan, underscoring her dedication to impactful research. Motivated by her passion for education and her aspiration to inspire future generations, Vanessa is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Physics and Chemistry Education at Universidade de Lisboa. Her commitment to both her personal growth and the education of others is evident in her decision to join Prime School as a science teacher. With Vanessa's wealth of knowledge and practical experience, students can anticipate engaging and enlightening lessons that bridge theoretical concepts with real-world applications. Discover how Vanessa's expertise and enthusiasm for teaching can ignite a passion for science and chemistry in your child's educational journey at Prime School.

 
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João Neves
Meet João - Form Tutor Secondary 2. João brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for history to his role as Form Tutor of Secondary 2  at Prime School. With two years of experience as a History teacher at Prime School, João has proven himself to be a dedicated educator committed to fostering a deep understanding of the past among his students. João's academic journey began with his studies in Social Sciences and Humanities at NOVA University in Lisbon, where he spent seven years earning both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree. His academic pursuits continued with a two-year Ph.D. program, further solidifying his expertise in the field of history. Choosing Prime School International as his first destination in his teaching career speaks volumes about João's dedication to providing quality education. His prodigious understanding of history, coupled with his enthusiasm for teaching, creates an engaging and enriching learning environment for his students. Join us in welcoming João to our school community and discover how his passion for history and commitment to education can inspire and empower your child's educational journey at Prime School!

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Ilda Veiga

Introducing Ilda Veiga - Secondary 2 Coordinator: Ms. Ilda Veiga brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role as Coordinator of Secondary 2 at Prime School International. With a solid foundation in both education and engineering, Ilda is committed to providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the sciences. Her academic background includes a 5-year degree in Mechanical Engineering, supplemented by a Master's degree from Nova University in Lisbon. Moreover, she holds the CCP (Pedagogical Skills Certificate for Professional Trainers), underscoring her dedication to effective teaching methodologies. As a valued member of the Science department at Prime School International, Ilda plays a crucial role in preparing students for future studies in fields such as Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry. Her mentorship has significantly influenced numerous students, many of whom have excelled at prestigious universities in engineering-related disciplines. Under Ilda's guidance and expertise, students benefit from a rigorous and stimulating educational environment that equips them for success in higher education and beyond. Join us in acknowledging Ilda's contributions to our school community and discover how her passion for education and commitment to excellence can inspire your child's academic journey at Prime School.
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Aparna Choudhury
Introducing Aparna Choudhury - Primary Form Teacher: Aparna Choudhury brings a rich tapestry of skills and experiences to her role as Form Tutor and Science and Mathematics Teacher at Prime School International. A seasoned educator with a Master's degree in Zoology and specialized training in child psychology and education, Aparna's expertise is complemented by her diverse talents and interests, including Indian classical dance, painting, and gardening. These varied pursuits enrich the learning environment for her students, promoting a holistic approach to education. Aparna's dedication to environmental stewardship is evident through her involvement in school projects focusing on waste management and environmental issues. With over 20 years of experience in international schools in India, Aparna brings a wealth of knowledge to Prime School International. Fluent in English, Hindi, and Bengali, Aparna ensures that all students feel supported and included in her classroom. Beyond academic achievement, Aparna emphasizes personal growth and development, nurturing the next generation of learners. Join us in welcoming Aparna to our school community and discover how her passion for education and diverse talents can inspire and empower your child's educational journey at Prime School.

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Eduardo Escobar
Meet Eduardo Escobar - Spanish  Teacher: Eduardo Escobar is a dynamic educator renowned for his adaptability and ingenuity in the classroom. Serving as the Form Spanish Teacher at Prime School International, Eduardo brings a fervent dedication to teaching and a steadfast commitment to student achievement. Eduardo excels in tailoring his lesson plans to accommodate the diverse needs and aspirations of his students. Through differentiated instruction and personalized learning experiences, Eduardo ensures that each student receives the necessary support to excel academically. What distinguishes Eduardo is his innovative and imaginative teaching approach. He firmly believes that learning should be both enjoyable and original, and he incorporates interactive activities and engaging lessons to make the study of Spanish a delightful journey for his students. Under Eduardo's guidance, students not only acquire proficiency in Spanish but also cultivate a genuine passion for language learning that extends beyond the confines of the classroom. Join us in applauding Eduardo's unwavering commitment to student growth and discover how his dynamic teaching style can ignite your child's educational path at Prime School.

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Ana M. Ferraria
Meet Ana M. Ferraria - Coordinator of Advanced Levels: With a diverse academic background and a steadfast commitment to student achievement, Ana is devoted to delivering exceptional education to her students. Ana graduated with a degree in Physics Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, where she also pursued studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, broadening her academic horizons. Her educational journey took an unexpected turn when she delved into the realm of art, culminating in the attainment of a Ph.D. in Literary Studies from the University of Lisbon. Since joining the Prime School International teaching team in 2018, Ana's expertise has encompassed teaching Math, Physics, and Portuguese. Leveraging her multidisciplinary background, Ana brings a distinctive perspective to her teaching, enhancing the educational experience for her students. Beyond the confines of the classroom, Ana is an avid rock climber and nature enthusiast, embodying a fervor for exploration and adventure. Her affinity for nature and outdoor pursuits shapes her teaching philosophy, emphasizing hands-on learning and practical application. Join us in honoring Ana's unwavering commitment to education and student success, and explore how her interdisciplinary approach and passion for teaching can ignite your child's educational journey at Prime School.

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Shazia Patel
Meet Shazia Patel - Business Teacher: Shazia Patel embodies a vibrant fusion of cultures. With a diverse academic background and a fervent dedication to education, Shazia is devoted to nurturing both the academic and personal development of her students. Shazia embarked on her academic journey with a B.Sc. in International Business Administration and Tourism Development from Modul University in Austria. She furthered her education with a postgraduate degree in Digital Marketing and an MBA in Petroleum and Gas Management, showcasing her unwavering commitment to continuous learning and professional growth. Over the course of her career, Shazia has amassed invaluable experience working for various organizations, including her recent tenure with the United Nations. Driven by her curiosity to explore new cultures and broaden her horizons, Shazia relocated to Lisbon, where she pursued further studies and discovered her passion for teaching at Prime School International. In addition to her dedication to education, Shazia enjoys indulging in reading, swimming, and traveling during her leisure time. Her enthusiasm for exploration and discovery serves as the cornerstone of her teaching philosophy, creating a dynamic and captivating learning environment for her students. We invite you to join us in extending a warm welcome to Shazia as she becomes a valued member of our school community. Discover how her diverse background, passion for education, and unwavering commitment to student success can ignite and empower your child's educational journey at Prime School.

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Filipe Leal
Meet Filipe - Biology and Mathematics Teacher: Filipe is an impassioned educator and scientist who brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to his teaching role. Hailing from the picturesque coastal city of Caldas da Rainha, Filipe is fluent in Portuguese and possesses a profound appreciation for his cultural roots. His academic journey commenced with a degree in Applied Chemistry from Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Intrigued by the complexities of living systems, Filipe pursued further studies, earning a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Cell Biology, specializing in the intricate realms of the Cell Cycle and the Cytoskeleton. Alongside his scientific pursuits, Filipe discovered a fervent passion for teaching and sharing his expertise with others. He firmly believes in nurturing curiosity and encouraging students to challenge established norms, fostering a mindset crucial for aspiring scientists. Filipe proudly became a part of the Prime School international community in 2017, where he continues to inspire and motivate students to surpass their boundaries. His unwavering commitment to student achievement and his dedication to instilling a love for science and mathematics make him an invaluable member of our school community. Join us in honoring Filipe's dedication to education and his commitment to empowering students to unlock their full potential. Explore how his expertise and passion can ignite a lifelong passion for learning in your child's educational journey at Prime School.

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  Sandra Tarré
Meet Sandra Tarré - Coordinator of Advanced Levels and Examiner Officer of Year 13 . Sandra Tarré is a dedicated educator and administrator who plays a crucial role in the academic success of students at Prime School International. With a diverse background in pharmaceutical sciences and educational sciences, Sandra brings a unique blend of expertise to her role as Coordinator of Advanced Levels and Examiner Officer of Year 13, as well as Secondary Science Teacher. Sandra's academic journey began with a University degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Pharmacy College of the University of Lisbon. She furthered her education with postgraduate specializations in Clinical Laboratory Analysis at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon, demonstrating her commitment to excellence in her field. Driven by her passion for communication and education, Sandra transitioned to the field of teaching in 2009 when she joined the Prime School International teaching team. In her role as a Secondary Science Teacher, Sandra imparts her knowledge and enthusiasm for science to students across various levels, including Physics, Chemistry, and Advanced A levels. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Sandra serves as the Prime School International Cambridge Exams Officer, overseeing the registration, preparation, and supervision of exams for Cambridge Assessment International Education. Sandra provides invaluable student guidance and manages the university application process for Portuguese universities. Sandra's dedication to student success and her multifaceted expertise make her an integral part of the Prime School International community. Join us in celebrating Sandra's commitment to education and discover how her guidance and leadership can empower your child's academic journey at Prime School.

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Brígida Pereira
Meet Brígida Pereira -  English Teacher Brígida Pereira epitomizes a passion for education and a dedication to inspiring students. Raised in London as a bilingual speaker, Brígida's lifelong ambition to become an educator with a focus on the English language has been a driving force in her career. Brígida earned her double BA Honours degree from Middlesex University, where she honed her skills in language and education. She continued her academic journey by obtaining her PGCE in Modern Languages, laying the foundation for her teaching career. Her journey as an educator took her to Paris and Valencia, where she gained invaluable experience before settling in Portugal. At Prime School International, Brígida found the perfect environment to nurture her passion for teaching. Her dedication to her craft led her to become a Technical English Lecturer, and she furthered her academic pursuits by undertaking a Ph.D. in Adult Education. Brígida's teaching philosophy is rooted in the belief that education should be inspirational. She strives to empower her students to reach their full potential, encouraging them to aspire to greatness. With a firm belief in the power of inspiration, Brígida embodies the motto: "You must decide if you want to be a perfect teacher or an inspirational teacher." Join us in celebrating Brígida's commitment to education and her dedication to inspiring students to achieve their dreams. Discover how her passion for teaching and belief in the transformative power of education can shape your child's future at Prime School. 

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Vânia Silva
Meet Vânia Silva - Secondary Portuguese Teacher Vânia Silva is a dedicated educator who brings a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm to her role as Secondary Portuguese Teacher at Prime School International. With a specialization in the lesser-known language of Camões, Vânia has been an integral part of the school community since 2010. As a Portuguese teacher, Vânia is passionate about instilling a love for the language and culture of Portugal in her students. Her commitment to excellence in teaching has been evident through the achievements of her students, who have excelled in the Portuguese Language Olympics, consistently finishing in the top three. Vânia's excellent tutelage and inspirational enthusiasm for the Portuguese language have made her a beloved teacher among students and colleagues alike. Her dedication to fostering linguistic proficiency and cultural appreciation creates a dynamic and engaging learning environment for her students. Join us in celebrating Vânia's contributions to our school community and discover how her passion for teaching and expertise in Portuguese language and culture can enrich your child's educational journey at Prime School. 

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Diogo Baldo
Meet Diogo Baldo - Secondary Physical Education Teacher Diogo Baldo's passion for physical education and sports coaching has been the driving force behind his career journey. Since a young age, Diogo knew he wanted to become a PE teacher and football coach, and his unwavering dedication to this goal has led to a diverse and accomplished professional background. Diogo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, demonstrating his commitment to mastering the principles of sports science and education. He furthered his expertise with a Post Graduation in High-Performance Football Coaching and a Master’s Degree in Sport Education, ensuring that he is well-equipped to inspire and guide his students to reach their full potential. Throughout his career, Diogo has gained valuable experience working for the Cascais City Hall as the coordinator of the youth volunteer program "Sports Volunteer." He has also been involved in organizing major sports events in Portugal, including the IronMan and Volvo Ocean Race, showcasing his leadership and organizational skills on a large scale. Joining the team at Prime School International in 2017, Diogo brings his passion for physical education and sports coaching to the classroom. His main teaching ethos revolves around fostering a holistic approach to health and well-being, aiming to help all his students grow and develop a healthy mind and body for life. Discover how Diogo's expertise and dedication to physical education can inspire your child's journey towards a healthy and active lifestyle at Prime School.

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Maria de la Conception
Meet Maria de la Conception - Spanish and Animal Science Teacher: Maria de la Conception is an enthusiastic educator with a profound affection for the Spanish language and its rich culture. Serving as a Spanish and Animal Science Teacher at Prime School International, Maria infuses her classroom with contagious energy and passion, encouraging her students to cultivate a deep appreciation for both language and the natural world. With a master's degree in Science, Maria brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her teaching role. Through her dynamic teaching approach, Maria effortlessly captures her students' interest and sparks their curiosity about Spanish language and culture. Beyond the confines of traditional teaching methods, Maria actively strives to create immersive and interactive learning experiences that captivate her students' imaginations. In addition to her expertise in Spanish language and culture, Maria offers a unique perspective as an Animal Science Teacher. Her fervent love for the natural world and extensive knowledge of animal science enhance her students' understanding of biology and ecology, fostering a profound appreciation for the environment and its inhabitants. Maria's ability to instill a passion for both language and science establishes her as a cherished member of the Prime School International community. Let us come together to celebrate Maria's unwavering commitment to education and her dedication to nurturing the intellectual and cultural development of her students.

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Edite Reina Costa , Pedagogical Director.
Meet Edite Reina Costa is an economist and mother of three children, currently serving as a counselor for the Order of Economists with professional license number 14505. At the age of 28, she was appointed Consul General of Costa Rica, becoming the youngest Consul to represent a country as Consul General. She represented the Republic of Costa Rica for 14 years. Later on, she dedicated herself to creating and developing projects in the field of education, currently representing Prime School International, one of the most established and respected educational projects in the Portuguese market. Prime School International has been recognized and validated by the University of Cambridge and the Ministry of Education for over 13 years, standing out as a model of excellence in the field.


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Dr. Ana Magalhães Pereira , Executive Director 


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Maria de la Conception
Meet Maria de la Conception - Spanish and Animal Science Teacher: Maria de la Conception is an enthusiastic educator with a profound affection for the Spanish language and its rich culture. Serving as a Spanish and Animal Science Teacher at Prime School International, Maria infuses her classroom with contagious energy and passion, encouraging her students to cultivate a deep appreciation for both language and the natural world. With a master's degree in Science, Maria brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her teaching role. Through her dynamic teaching approach, Maria effortlessly captures her students' interest and sparks their curiosity about Spanish language and culture. Beyond the confines of traditional teaching methods, Maria actively strives to create immersive and interactive learning experiences that captivate her students' imaginations. In addition to her expertise in Spanish language and culture, Maria offers a unique perspective as an Animal Science Teacher. Her fervent love for the natural world and extensive knowledge of animal science enhance her students' understanding of biology and ecology, fostering a profound appreciation for the environment and its inhabitants. Maria's ability to instill a passion for both language and science establishes her as a cherished member of the Prime School International community. Let us come together to celebrate Maria's unwavering commitment to education and her dedication to nurturing the intellectual and cultural development of her students!

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Diogo Baldo
Meet Diogo Baldo - Secondary Physical Education Teacher Diogo Baldo's passion for physical education and sports coaching has been the driving force behind his career journey. Since a young age, Diogo knew he wanted to become a PE teacher and football coach, and his unwavering dedication to this goal has led to a diverse and accomplished professional background. Diogo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, demonstrating his commitment to mastering the principles of sports science and education. He furthered his expertise with a Post Graduation in High-Performance Football Coaching and a Master’s Degree in Sport Education, ensuring that he is well-equipped to inspire and guide his students to reach their full potential. Throughout his career, Diogo has gained valuable experience working for the Cascais City Hall as the coordinator of the youth volunteer program "Sports Volunteer." He has also been involved in organizing major sports events in Portugal, including the IronMan and Volvo Ocean Race, showcasing his leadership and organizational skills on a large scale. Joining the team at Prime School International in 2017, Diogo brings his passion for physical education and sports coaching to the classroom. His main teaching ethos revolves around fostering a holistic approach to health and well-being, aiming to help all his students grow and develop a healthy mind and body for life. Discover how Diogo's expertise and dedication to physical education can inspire your child's journey towards a healthy and active lifestyle at Prime School!.

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João Neves
Meet João - Form Tutor Secondary 2. João brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for history to his role as Form Tutor of Secondary 2  at Prime School. With two years of experience as a History teacher at Prime School, João has proven himself to be a dedicated educator committed to fostering a deep understanding of the past among his students. João's academic journey began with his studies in Social Sciences and Humanities at NOVA University in Lisbon, where he spent seven years earning both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree. His academic pursuits continued with a two-year Ph.D. program, further solidifying his expertise in the field of history. Choosing Prime School International as his first destination in his teaching career speaks volumes about João's dedication to providing quality education. His prodigious understanding of history, coupled with his enthusiasm for teaching, creates an engaging and enriching learning environment for his students. Join us in welcoming João to our school community and discover how his passion for history and commitment to education can inspire and empower your child's educational journey at Prime School!

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Yogesh K , IT Coordinator.



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Alexandre Ruffer, IT Assistant.


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Bruna Silva, Sintra Front Office


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Tânia Cardoso , Estoril Front Office.


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Gabrielle Parrinha, Pedagogical Secretariat.

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Frederico Amaral, Operational Department.

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Arnaldo Neves, Maintenance and Security Coordinator.


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Ema Mossamedes, Accounting Department.


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Ana Paula , Maintenance Department.


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Helena, Maintenance Department.



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Sandra, Maintenance Department.



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Teresa, Kitchen Staff.