Project ID 567RAS2001

The overall objective of this project is to improve the Mathematics and Science education at the basic level (first and second Cycles) in order to enable the educational system and scientific community of Timor-Leste to fulfil its goal. In which that aims in providing lifelong opportunities and enabling Timorese people to reach their full potential. In order to achieve this objective, design thinking evidence-based educational best practices from the region will be shared for the Mathematics and Science basic (first and second Cycles) education through the delivery of four major components.

  • On-going

USD 2,048,736

Total Project Budget

USD 1,864,736

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.02.26
End Date 2023.01.31

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Natural sciences Japan 2,048,736 1,864,736

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 1 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Output: 1.SC6 - Institutional and human capacities strengthened in STEM education in a gender transformative manner for sustainable development
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.IP2 - Environmental education strengthened to equip learners to address global environmental challenges
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 40%
  • 20%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 50%
  • Youth
  • Small Island Developing States | 100%