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History of the Institute


In 1999 Bishop Basilio do Nascimento invited the Marist Brothers to establish an Institute to train teachers. In its beginning years the Institute addressed the pressing needs of training in Physics, Languages and School Leadership for current teachers. As the

Vision Statement and Mission Statement


VISION STATEMENT Instituto Católico para a Formação de Professores (ICFP) Baucau aspires to provide quality pre-service  formation for future teachers for Ensino Basico schools in order to strengthen the teaching and learning process throughout all municipalities of Timor-Leste.  MISSION STATEMENT

Director’s Message


Welcome to instituto Católico para a Formação de Professores, Baucau. Thank you to our second and third year students of continuing the journey of becoming one of the best teachers in East Timor. I offer a special welcome and thank