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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

Workshopping the new national guiding principles for sanitation in Cambodia 19 November, 2019 - A key focus of our recent work in Cambodia has been the development of National Guiding Principles on Sanitation in Challenging Environments for Rural Households, a highly consultative process involving government (national and provincial), NGOs, UNICEF, WHO, organisations representing people with disabilities, gender stakeholders and communities themselves.  The Guiding Principles were endorsed in June 2019 and… read more
How demonstration toilets inform the socialisation of Vanuatu’s sanitation and hygiene guidelines 19 November, 2019 - On Vanuatu’s 85 islands, many people live in challenging sanitation environments, including areas that are drought or flood-prone, coastal, on hard rock, with high groundwater or in difficult social contexts. Sanitation issues in Vanuatu are exacerbated by natural disasters like category five Cyclone Pam, which caused severe damage to buildings and critical infrastructure in 2015.… read more
Shona-Field-placement Meet an EWB Field Professional – Shona Fitzgerald 5 September, 2019 - Pictured: Shona gets hands-on for construction of a prototype latrine design for high groundwater areas in Cambodia Name: Shona Fitzgerald Position: WASH Technical and Strategy Mentor Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia Tenure: July 2018-December 2019 What’s your engineering history? I originally studied a Bachelor of Arts in French and Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Towards the… read more