Dili International School

Dili International School is an IB World School

Dili International School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, authorised to offer the Middle Years Programme and the Primary Years Programme.

It offers the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), a two year, internationally recognised university entrance qualification from Australia, for Grades 11 and 12.


Embracing Diversity

Vision and Mission

DIS nurtures open-minded global citizens who respectfully celebrate diversity to help build an inclusive and equitable future for Timor-Leste and the world.

DIS pursues this goal by developing inquiring, knowledgeable and independent learners through balanced and rigorous educational programmes recognising the individual strengths and interests of all students.

The school aims to inspire caring students to achieve their full potential as reflective lifelong learners who contribute in local and global communities with confidence, empathy and integrity.


This is the live calendar which we share with the community. It includes the term dates for the 2017 school year as well as events that are planned for the school community. You can scroll through the months to see what's coming up. While the term dates and holidays won't change we add events from time to time.

Term dates for 2018

  • First day back for students - January 25
  • Term 1 break - March 31 - April 9
  • First day of Term 2- April 10
  • Term 2 break - June 16 - July 24
  • First day of Term 3 - July 25
  • Term 3 break - September 29 - October 8
  • First day of Term 4 - October 9
  • Last day of school December 14