Launch of Science and Math Laboratory & Student Workbook for 3rd Cycle Math & Science Education

When, local time: 
Friday, 16 December 2016 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
Timor-Leste, Dili
Type of Event: 
Special Event

UNESCO Jakarta Office and its implementation partners, the Timor-Leste National Commission for UNESCO (TL-NatCom), SESIM (Centre for the Study of Science and Mathematics) within the TL-NatCom, TL Ministry of Education, cabinet of the Vice Minister for Basic Education (pre-school to 9th grade) and KOICA support the Timor-Leste Ministry of Education in enhancing Mathematics and Science education in Timor-Leste.

The project aims at revising and developing Math and Science curriculum of the Third Cycle Basic Education (Junior High School). This project is the culmination of a fortunate synergy among the objectives of the four partners.

An existing school was renovated to be used as a National Training Laboratory at a major Third Cycle school in Dili. This Laboratory would also serve as a Regional Science Center providing education on simple exhibits and activities for science and mathematics teachers and students from around the area as well as regional lead teachers from other districts. named 30 August EBC (Eskola Basico Central).

In addition, student workbook which had been developed by team will also be officially launched. The participants during this launch will be from Implementing Partner, Counterparts, Academic Institutions, teachers and students.