Scheila Wesley Martins has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Mato Grosso (1998). She holds an ICT Education Postgraduate Certificate from the Federal University of Lavras (2003) and a Master's Degree in Science from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (2005). She received her PhD in Science and Information Technology from the Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (2012). Her experience in lecturing and teaching includes vocational and higher education levels in Brazil, Portugal and in the United States. As a researcher, she is interested in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary domains such as Computer Science Education (computers, education and citizenship), especially teaching and learning programming in higher education.