Dili International School is accredited with the International Baccalaureate Organisation, the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority and the Timor-Leste Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. We offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and our senior programme follows the Australian Curriculum. Our graduating certificate is the internationally recognised Victorian Certificate of Education (Australia). 

View our school prospectus here. 

School Prospectus 

Download our prospectus here.  If you'd like to submit an enrolment application or inquiry, go to our admissions page


"Embracing Diversity"

Listen to our school song 'Embracing Diversity' here.
Written by former teacher Mr. Chris Shaw in 2016

Vision and Mission

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

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

We aim 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.


View our most recent school newsletter here (Term 1, 2024) 

Outstanding ATAR results opens opportunities for all Dili International School Graduates - Release here (12/12/2023)

Dili International School achieves excellent results in secondary school literacy and numeracy benchmark testing - Release here (30/10/2023) 

Ms. Carmel Bates (DIS Founding Director) receives the Order of Timor-Leste Medal on behalf of Dili International School - Release here (22/05/2023)

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This is the live calendar which we share with the community. It includes the term dates for the 2024 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.


Current positions 

1) VCE Mathematics and Chemistry Teacher (temporary position with the possibility of extension, semester 2). More details found here or contact tblackman@distimor.org