About Gina Souto



Gina Souto, Dr. is the founder of the Gina Souto Blog for Learning Digital Culture and Technologies (G-Souto's Blog) and the author of the 1st e-learning website Kidzlearn Lugares & Aprendizagens (prototype), 2002 for Secondary and Vocational Education, one of the world’s most visited learning sites on the Web in School Education since 2002. It was a finalist project up-15 at Global Junior Challenge, Rome 2004.

Gina Souto worked at the Ministry of Education of Portugal for 30 years. Certified Expert ICT Education and Innovation (Ministry of Education/ University of Evora). 



Gina Souto is one of the Micro Innovator Practice at VISIR.

Independent advisor
Gina Souto has been helping educators and organisations understand and implement new learning trends and technologies for over 30 years. For information about Gina’s Consultancy and Advice services, see Consultancy & Advice
Gina Souto worked at the Ministry of Education of Portugal for 30 years. Certified Expert ICT Education and Innovation (Ministry of Education/University of Evora). Works as Expert at Open Education Europa since 2005. Worked with Rolf Reinhardt at EFQUEL (2010), ENGAGE (2010), Rolf Reinhard at epprobate the International Quality Label for e-Learning for one year. Works as member of the Jury in the MEDEA Awards since 2009, worked as member of the Jury in the ENGAGE Awards 2010. Works as Certified Expert (School Education) at MENON since 2010  to help building new skills and digital competences in Languages Curricula.
Writer
Gina Souto has been blogging for many years. Gina Souto regularly writes articles for international academics websites or academic journals since 2003; 



Gina Souto is one of the authors of Vision on Open Education Europa 2030 for European Commission JRS-IPTS.


Conference and event speaker
Gina Souto gives keynotes and invited presentations at conferences, seminars, workshops, and other events, both in Portugal and  European countries, as well online.
And is also an established author, speaker at national and international conferences, seminars since 2005 to present. Gina Souto led different workshops for teachers and stakeholders in Portugal and some European countries.
For past papers, articles, presentations, see Gina Souto Google Scholar, G.Souto slideshare and Gina Souto's Presentations and ArticlesFor upcoming presentations, see bottom of front page.

Awards
In October 2004 at Global Junior Challenge Final 2004, the Committee presented Gina Souto as an Innovator for Outstanding Contribution to Learning & Technologies.
In 2011, G-Souto's Blog was nominated the Most Fascinating Education Blog in the category Teaching Blog by direct voting of the readers.

Other activities
Member and Expert at Open Education Europa
Certified Expert ICT and Education of the Ministry of Education of Portugal / University of Evora
Micro Innovator at VISIR
Expert at MENON 
Judge in the MEDEA Awards 2009-2013
Judge in the ENGAGE Awards 2010
Expert Evaluation of Social Media Tools in Educational Context for Ministry of Education and Science of Portugal until 2009
Tutor and e-Tutor for school teachers for Ministry of Education and Science of Portugal for twenty years, Higher School of Education of Porto for 5 years
Producer of Languages lessons at School Television for 11 years (Ministry of Education of Portugal & Ministère de l'Education Nationale, France);
Advisor at Institut Français (Portugal) for three years : Portuguese teachers in Secondary Education teaching French Foreign Language.

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Contact Gina Souto 

Email : g.fsouto@gmail.com

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