As a university teacher in Lisbon, Portugal, Luisa Black was responsible for the Initial Teacher Training (History), focusing mostly teaching methods and the supervising of trainees in schools.
Working as expert for the Council of Europe since 1996, Luisa Black was involved in bi-lateral, regional and intergovernmental projects in various countries (Cyprus, Bosnia, Azerbaijan, Check Republic, Moldova, Kosovo, Russia Federation, Ukraine, Hungary, Austria, Serbia, Romania, Norway and Estonia) delivering keynote speeches, leading interactive workshops, written education materials and reports.
Her collaboration with Euroclio started in 1998, and was one of the experts involved in the project Understanding a Shared Past, Learning for the Future, which included Albania, Bulgaria and Macedonia.
As a consultant for the Council of Europe, Luisa Black has organized large-scale projects in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kosovo. She wrote a Manual for History Teachers in Bosnia & Herzegovina (2008) and History Teaching Today, Approaches and Methods (2011), for Kosovo, both published by the Council of Europe. She was one of the authors and a member of the editorial and dissemination team of the interactive e-book Shared Histories for a Europe without Dividing Lines, launched in 2014, and is the author of the Evaluation Report of the project.
Currently Luisa Black is a Member of the Council of Europe’s expert group on Competences for Democratic Culture and is also involved in the Council of Europe’s intergovernmental project Educating for diversity and democracy: teaching history in contemporary Europe.