Name : Mr. Julio Ximenes Madeira
Nationality : Timorese
Age : 47 years old
Mr.Julio Ximenes Madeira became a teacher because it was his dream to inspire other young people to believe in themselves. He strongly believes that children can succeed in life even if they have not done well at school or come from unfortunate family background. He emphasizes child-centered approaches and promotes children friendly learning environment by using effective pedagogy, as well as, involvement of parents, community and students. He facilitates the cohesion of staff members and community in his school. He also provides opportunities for trainee teachers to observe and practice in his school in order to share best practices and teaching-learning methodology.