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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, East Timor is an island country located in the southeastern part of Asia, bordered by Indonesia to the west and Australia to the south. Its total land area is just over 14,000 square kilometers with a population of 1.2 million people. The country has a tropical climate with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 30°C and two distinct seasons: wet and dry. East Timor’s educational system is divided into three levels: primary, secondary, and higher education. Primary education consists of six years of compulsory schooling for children aged 6-12 years old. Secondary education consists of four years of study with students between 13-17 years old typically attending either vocational or academic programs depending on their interests and aptitudes. Higher education includes undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate studies at universities or other institutions approved by the Ministry of Education. At the primary level, there are approximately 590 schools located throughout East Timor with most schools located in rural areas. There is significant disparity in educational attainment between rural and urban areas as well as gender disparities in school attendance rates; girls are much more likely to drop out before completing primary school due to cultural norms regarding gender roles within society. In addition to primary schooling, there are also several non-formal educational programs such as adult literacy classes offered throughout East Timor as well as a number of special needs schools providing services for children with disabilities or learning difficulties. At the secondary level, there are approximately 250 schools throughout East Timor offering both general academic studies as well as vocational training courses in various fields such as agriculture, engineering, business management, health sciences etc. A number of private schools have also been established recently offering international curricula such as IB or Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) programs which allow students to pursue higher studies abroad if they choose to do so after graduating from secondary school. Lastly, at the tertiary level there are five universities located across East Timor offering undergraduate degrees in various disciplines such as law, engineering, medicine etc., alongside several professional development centers providing short-term courses for those seeking skills training or career advancement opportunities within their chosen field(s). Additionally there are numerous scholarships available for those wishing to pursue higher studies abroad through government initiatives such as ‘Timor Leste Studies Abroad’ which covers tuition fees and living expenses while studying overseas. In conclusion, East Timor has an extensive educational system that provides quality learning opportunities at all levels – from basic literacy classes right through to postgraduate studies – allowing its citizens access to high quality education regardless of their background or financial situation.

East Timor Modern History

East Timor is a country located in Southeastern Asia. With the capital city of Dili, East Timor has a population of 1,318,456 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. East Timor became an independent state on May 20, 2002, after a quarter of a century of Indonesian occupation and before that, about 400 years as… Read More »

East Timor Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever 1 cholera 2 Typhoid & Polio Yes – malaria 3 – Eat Drink 4 – Overview Medical facilities in Timor-Leste are limited and do not correspond to Central European standards. There are no dental facilities. Patients should generally contact the Dili Nacional Hospital. The supply of… Read More »