Alda Couto has a degree in Educational Sciences from the University of Lisbon and attended the Linguistics degree in Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She has actively participated in several education and writing workshops and training sessions. She has produced literary revisions for several publishers, newspapers and magazines, as well as translations for various agencies for twenty years. As an author, she has three published works – two novels and a book of poetry.
As a trainer, she co-authored and is jointly responsible for the educational project Pequenos Dramaturgos (Little Playwrights) as well as developing and running the educational project Mostra o Teu Herói® (Reveal your Inner Hero).
As a tutor for over twenty years, she has ensured high educational achievement of hundreds of children and young people whom she has worked with from all socio-economic backgrounds.