My name is Rui da Silva, and I am a researcher at the Center for African Studies of the University of Porto. I live in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.

I am also Eduquê Podcast Co-host and producer. Eduquê is a Portuguese-language podcast created in collaboration with FreshEd and the Brazilian Campaign for the Right to Education. The goal of Eduquê is to showcase new Portuguese-language research on education, broadly defined. The episodes are transcribed and translated into English.

My work has been published in peer-revied journals such as Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, Educação & Sociedade, Globalisation, Societies and Education and International Journal of Educational Development. Click here to read more about my research.

Prior to academia, I worked as a consultant and education specialist in projects in Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Timor-Leste and South Sudan.

Please feel free to click through the headings at the top of the page in order to find out more about me and to browse through examples of my academic and professional work.