Background and activities

I am a PhD candidate in Science Education (Department of Teacher Education) with a background in Mathematics Education (MsC) and Teacher Education (Advanced Specialization Program) - University of Lisbon. 

My current research project is about understanding Norwegian primary teachers’ engagement with Critical Thinking (CT) in relation to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Xhomaqi, Brikena; Fiorelli, Jessica; O’Cuinn, Alex; Ali, Sikunder; Åström, Maria; Aunio, Pirjo; Balaž, Barbara; Cheng, Shu; Daniels, Lia; Delnoij, Laurie; Deunk, Marjolein; Felix, Sonia Martins; Gegenfurtner, Andreas; Greiff, Samuel; Gutierez, Sally; Harscher, Tina; Huang, Lihong; Kizmihok, Gabor; Obermeier, Ramona; Panadero, Ernesto; Pastore, Serafina; Raoui, Manal. (2021) Rethinking Assessments: PRIORITISING LEARNERS’ WELLBEING. 2021.
  • Todd, Andrew C.; Xhomaqi, Brikena; Boivin, Pauline; Ramirez, Juanma; Surian, Alessio; Markauskaite, Lina; Billlett, Stephen; Kaye, Thomas; Hofmann, Rikka; Felix, Sonia Martins; Tomasik, Martin; van Campen, Carolien; Koh, Elizabeth; Gegenfurtner, Andreas; Newell, Samantha; Wijna, Lisette; Muukkonen, Hanni; Detienne, Loulou. (2019) 21st Century Learning Environments. 2019.


  • Felix, Sonia Martins. (2022) Critical Thinking in Education for Sustainable Development: status of moral order?. Moral and Democratic Education . Special Interest Group 13 (EARLI); Kristiansand. 2022-06-14 - 2022-06-17.
  • Felix, Sonia Martins. (2021) Critical Thinking among primary teachers in ESD context. European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL) . EAPRIL; Belgium. 2021-11-24 - 2021-11-26.
  • Felix, Sonia Martins. (2021) Shaping the future - teachers engagement with Education for Sustainable Development in Norway. European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction ; 2021-08-23 - 2021-08-27.
  • Felix, Sonia Martins. (2019) Positioning Theory as a possible way to capture collaborative work: an exploratory case study. European Association of Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) . JURE; Aachen. 2019-08-10 - 2019-08-12.
  • Felix, Sonia Martins. (2019) Understanding Collaborative learning of mathematics teachers through positioning theory. European Association of Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) . EARLI; Aachen. 2019-08-12 - 2019-08-16.
  • Felix, Sonia Martins. (2019) Understanding learning of Mathematics Teachers through Positioning Theory: Interplay of Collaboration and Trust. Mathematics Education and Society (MES) . Mathematics Education and Society (MES); Hyderabad. 2019-01-28 - 2019-02-02.