PhD in Education Law/Labor Sciences (legal models of schools as field of expertise) from the University of Cádiz. Postgraduate in European Studies, from the Law Faculty at the University of Coimbra. Law graduate from the Law Faculty at the University of Lisbon. “Diploma de Estudios Avanzados”, Ciencias del Trabajo-Psicologia Social-, from the University of Cádiz. “ACPM –Advanced Course in Public Management”, in the National Institute of Administration, PI. J. Eduardo Alves has been conducting research in the field of autonomic education law, participating in Congresses/Seminars, with presentations in this field.
He has published specific literature (books and scientific papers) on autonomic and educational subjects. Moreover, he is an accredited trainer in the training areas in the Scientific Board of Ongoing Training of ME.
President of the General Assembly of the Regional Association of Educational Administration. Member of the Portuguese Society of Educational Sciences.
He is the author of the blog MADEIRA.AUTONOMY.SCHOOLS https://madeiraautonomiaescolas.wordpress.com/
Senior official of the Regional Government of Madeira since 1990.
He worked as the Coordinator of the Teaching Staff Support Office (1996/7) and the Director of the Teaching Staff Services in the Regional Secretariat for Education (1997/2000); and, later, he was the Head Office at the Regional Secretariat for Education and Culture (2000/2011).