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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

Disposable Nappy Ban Vanuatu: World First Disposable Nappy Ban 15 December, 2020 - Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) is working with local organisation, Mama’s Laef and Vanuatu’s Ministry of Health to implement Vanuatu’s world first disposable nappy ban. Vanuatu is setting out to become the first nation to ban disposable nappies. With an estimated 20,000 babies and toddlers on Vanuatu’s 65 islands, disposable nappies are the single largest… read more
Engineering Possibilities Webinar Q&A 13 November, 2020 - During our Engineering Possibilities Webinar Q&A, held on Wednesday November 4th, 2020, we received many insightful questions and whilst we attempted to provide as many answers as possible, there were a handful we couldn’t get to. We've answered these outstanding questions below.  If you missed the Engineering Possibilities Webinar, you can view the recording here.… read more
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