José Pinto (Portugal)

AE Dr. Júlio Martins

Av. 5 de Outubro

5400-017 Chaves


Phone: +351 276 333 482



José Pinto has been a prison teacher since 2007 and has worked with male adult prisoners in the Northeast of Portugal. He holds a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) in Didactics and School Organisation (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain), a Master’s degree and also a PhD in Education Sciences (University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal), namely in the field of professional development of prison teachers.

He is involved in the formation of the National Prison Education Association – the Portuguese branch of the EPEA.

José Pinto has served as the interim Secretary for the EPEA since the 2017 EPEA Training Conference.