Margarida Coelho holds a PhD in Languages and Cultures from the University of Extremadura and an MA in English Literature and Culture from the University of Lisbon. She is a senior lecturer at the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (IPP) School of Technology and Management (ESTG) where she teaches English Language/ Technical English. As Coordinator of the Languages and Culture Centre (CLiC) of the Institute from 2010 to 2015, she was deeply involved in the promotion of language learning among the students of the Institute and in the community. Researcher of CETAPS/TEALS (Working CLIL research strand) and collaborator in the CLIL research team of (Associação de Redes dos Centros de Línguas do Ensino Superior em Portugal), she has developed her research and published in the areas of teacher training and language methodologies, particularly CLIL.