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Education and Training

Providing pathways of support in-community, to foster a strong, locally-focused, human-centred engineering movement.

11% of graduates

in science-related tertiary education in Cambodia are female

23% of Timorese women

occupy management and decision-making positions

0.80 is the Gender Parity Index

in Timor-Leste of men/women in tertiary education

EWB Australia’s Education & Training  in-community focuses on a range of programs that engage local students and emerging professionals in the local engineering sector – from curriculum embedded programs and internships for engineering students in Timor-Leste, to the inspiring Women In Engineering group in Cambodia. 

Our Programs

Our programs deliver capacity-building initiatives to ensure local, skilled people are empowered to design, create and sustainably manage their own engineering needs.

Recent Stories

Let’s flatten the curve, and let’s make the next curve flatter 28 June, 2020 - EWB Board Member Peter McArdle reflects on COVID-19 and where it lands in the humanitarian-development nexus. Never before has the public been so captivated by a graph. Sure, engineers are used to taking solace in the comfort of a curve, but this is not… typical, shall we say, of the broader community. I’ve found it… read more
Delivering COVID-19 education to Vanuatu’s most remote communities 26 June, 2020 - Pictured: Ratu from Vanautu's Ministry of Health team at Drinking Water Safety and Security Plans training Immediately following the COVID-19 pandemic crisis that has impacted the world, Vanuatu was hit by Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Harold. With borders closing in an urgent effort to curb the pandemic, it meant the arrival of any international humanitarian… read more
Menstrual hygiene needs attention. Period. 28 May, 2020 - Menstrual hygiene is gaining traction as a critical water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) concern in the Asia-Pacific, and intersects many Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In Timor-Leste, our WASH program works to support the needs of rural communities in relation to menstrual hygiene. Many women are limited by their periods. A lack of appropriate menstrual hygiene… read more