News from East Timor

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reports

Dec 22/Jan23 Trip Report

Sunday 22 January 2023
It was certainly an eventful trip ranging from an earthquake just before heading home, spending more than 5 hours with the President Dr José...
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The Reality in East Timor

Wednesday 7 December 2022
East Timor, now known as Timor Leste*, has the highest rate of poverty in Southeast Asia. More than 40% of the population lives below the po...
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Our East Timor Partner - Eddie De Pina

Wednesday 23 November 2022
Eddie De Pina was born in what was then known as East Timor. He fled his homeland with his parents and some of his siblings when Indonesian ...
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Nurturing graduate employability with prosocial engagement

Wednesday 16 November 2022
The post was originally posted on the USYD Co-Design Research Group Blog: https://cdrg.blog/2022/11/03/nurturing-graduate-employability-with...
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stories

Meet Jeronimo - a Letefoho Alumni

Thursday 27 October 2022
“I feel that something beautiful has been created; many more facilities than before… new experiences from teachers who taught us improving o...
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stories

Sandra's Story

Thursday 27 October 2022
We are proud to introduce you to Sandra. An alumni from the first school. Sandra graduated in 2016 and returned voluntarily to teach Chemist...
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updates

Bakhita School of Excellence

Thursday 27 October 2022
We are beaming with pride to announce… The plans for a second school in the isolated rural location of Same! While there are a number of sch...
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Dec 19/Jan 20 Trip Report

Saturday 11 July 2020
With a frantic Christmas push to see family and friends before I left and wrapping up work with a Christmas party on that same day I hadn’t ...
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2019 July Trip Report

Thursday 18 July 2019
Hi All, As many of you may know I have been working in Timor for over 6 years in education. Upon returning from my 2018 trip I saw the great...
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Results From Cailaco

Thursday 12 July 2018
I conducted a Stage 2 (Australian year 3 and 4) Mathematics test on student in year 8 aged between 13-17 with an average age of 15. The resu...
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stories

2018 Report – The Beginning of BETTER

Monday 4 June 2018
Over the past 4 years great improvements have been made to the Letefoho High School following its opening in 2013. With generous support, th...
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