Portuguese language capacity building in the National University of East Timor

East Timor

Sector: Education

Partners: Camões, I.P., National University of East Timor (UNTL)

Budget/ duration: EUR 3.2 million/24 months

Aim of Intervention

To contribute to the improvement of the quality of higher education in East Timor through improving the scientific, training and Portuguese language skills of students (future teachers in the East Timor educational system) as well as the Portuguese language skills of UNTL teachers and staff.

This project is focused on the courses of the Portuguese Language Teaching Department and the UNTL Primary School Teacher Training Department.

The project sets out the UNTL, especially through its Portuguese language centre, to become better recognised for the training of public officials assigned to different areas of public policy or other state entities, as well as international organisations, including those present in East Timor.