Preface. Introduction. 1 The East Timor Context. 2 Colonial Policies in Education. 3 East Timorese and the Internationals. 4 Teachers and their Recruitment. 5 Appropriating the Portuguese Linguistic Heritage. 6 Numbers on a Spreadsheet? East Timorese and the World Bank. 7 The Legacy of Education during UNTAET. Appendices.
Trina Supit completed her PhD at the University of Sydney, Australia. She was a member of the UNTAET Division of Education.
"This book is a valuable resource for academics and
professionals as well as graduate students, helping them to
understand the formidable post-conflict educational challenges and
opportunities faced by Timor-Leste in its quest to build a modern
and quality education system."
-Dr. Filomeno Jacob, former UNTAET Cabinet Member for Social Affairs (Dili, East Timor) and Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome, Italy).