Occupying 5,743 square miles on the eastern half of an island in the Timor Sea between Indonesia and Australia, Timor-Leste has a population of approximately 1.1 million people. Timor-Leste became independent on May 20, 2002, and is now a democratically-governed, independent nation with an elected President and Parliament. In the violence that followed Timor-Leste's 1999 independence referendum, the country’s infrastructure, never robust, was totally destroyed and has been only partially rebuilt. In April 2006, violence erupted again in and around the capital, Dili, resulting in further damage to infrastructure and setting back economic growth. Electricity, telephone and telecommunications, roads, and lodging remain unreliable, particularly outside of the capital. Timor-Leste's economy relies largely on international assistance and revenues from oil and gas production.
East Timor - Lorosa'e English Language Institute (LELI), Timor-Leste's leading language organisation is looking to recruit experienced CELTA qualified EFL teachers to work at our training centre in Dili, and off-site in national institutions and international non-government organisations. LE...
Publ.Date : Sat, 04 Mar 2017 08:36:46 GMT
NMCB 3 Timor-Leste CCAD Teach English to Local Timorese
DILI, Timor-Leste (NNS) -- Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3's Civic Construction Action Detail (CCAD) in Timor-Leste volunteered Aug. 10, teaching English to students at the Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa'e. The class, run by ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 30 Aug 2013 00:52:00 GMT
The Legacy of UK Education
According to British ambassador to Indonesia, ASEAN and Timor Leste Moazzam Malik ... She also initiated English Without Borders, a social program focusing on teaching English for vulnerable and underprivileged children and teenagers.
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT
English Language Education Policy in Timor-Leste
Field, J., & McLellan, J. (2011). An English language curriculum project in Timor-Leste. Modern English Teacher, 20(3), 59?62. Barnard, R., Robinson, M., da Costa, N., & Sarmento, J. d. S. (2011). Plurilingualism in university English classes ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 11 Mar 2017 16:42:53 GMT
Regional Aussies changing lives in Timor Leste
In 2004 I travelled, to the newly independent Timor Leste, with my husband Noel ... a three hour drive from Dili and I was working with a young Australian volunteer teaching English language classes to the women in the village. Knowing the importance ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Jun 2016 19:08:11 GMT
Jose Ramos Horta: Timor-Leste?s Language Policy: Tetum, Portuguese, Bahasa Indonesia Or English? ? OpEd
I tell them not to be provincial as the average Australian, American or Briton who can manage only English. According to Timor-Leste?s 2010 census ... availability of qualified teachers, etc. An estimated 36% of our people speak Indonesian, but in ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Apr 2012 20:25:34 GMT
East Timor English Language Program - ETELP
ELC activities included interactive software and ELC English Quiz with 90 students winning prizes. The ELC is pleased to inform everyone that we have received 48 books from TOEFL Grants Awards. The books will be available on the shelves for ELC members ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:00:00 GMT
Timor Leste Collaborative Project: A Short Report
English language--Writing--Study and teaching; Affiliation: (1) Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa'e, Timor Leste, English Language Partners Waikato, The University of Waikato (2) Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa'e, Timor Leste, English Language Partners ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:00:00 GMT
English as the Needs of Students of a Public University in Timor Leste
Finally, East Timor a multilingual society, so, at schools a student speaks more than one language. Under this condition a teacher should be flexible to use the students' native language to teach English. Appended are: (1) items for pre and post tests of ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Jun 2009 17:00:00 GMT
Ballarat Grammar students volunteer in Timor Lests
... students have had a life-changing experience in the Ainaro District of Timor Leste. The year 11 students worked alongside Teachers 4 Timor educators teaching English to final year students over five days in June. It was the first time the students had ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:51:00 GMT
NMCB 3 Timor-Leste CCAD teach English to local Timorese
DILI, East Timor - Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3?s Civic Construction Action Detail (CCAD) in Timor-Leste volunteered their time Aug. 10, teaching English to students at the Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa'e. The class, run ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 19 Oct 2008 17:00:00 GMT