Category: Education

AIS Indonesia: A Lesson in Australian Education

The Australian Independent School (AIS) operates four sites across Indonesia, with over 700 students. Brenton Hall is the Principal of AIS and also serves as Head of...

5 tech Start-ups Looking to Capitalise on Indonesia’s Education Industry

With the power of the Internet, these start-ups are looking to impact Indonesian academia and change the way people approach learning in the archipelago. Indonesia’s...

Let’s Talk About Sex: Are Indonesia’s Youth Ill-Prepared?

Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, is not an advocate for teaching formal sexual education in schools. Instead, sex education is...

Bali’s ROLE Models

The 3rd Annual Bali Women’s Role Model Awards 2014 This year BaliWISE has given skills education to more than fifty women. All proceeds to the event go to support the...

An Adventure of a Lifetime: Red Nose Foundation Goes to Poland

American writer and social activist Helen Keller once said that “Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all.” And for six Red Nose Foundation students, all...

Mike (left) at a ROLE foundation event

Meet Mike O’Leary

Founder and CEO of ROLE Bali, a non-profit humanitarian organization whose aim is to improve the education, well-being and self reliance of people living in...

Children learning English

Global Village: An English School without Walls

Bukik Batabuah, Agam regency in West Sumatra. is blessed with beautiful rice terraces and cool air. The road along the village turns into a place of learning English by...

Singapore International School Bona Vista students seriously care for their environment

Dua Tangan Cukup: Actions from Across the Archipelago The students of Singapore International School, Bona Vista, are always eager and ahead to keep the environment...

Shafa, Eve and Noah Shaping Cheeseburgers

Kids in the Kitchen

Small hands are a big help, and kids enjoy eating their recipe creations. Chubby hands held a measuring cup, poised to dump in more flour as her brother stirred. The...

Dennise Rao

Meet Dennise Rao

Meet Dennise Rao, one of the administrative, creative and inspirational forces at Jakarta International School. When did you come to Indonesia? I first arrived in...

Meet Ibu Robin Lim, CNN Hero of the Year 2011

Internationally renowned midwife and founder of Yayasan Bumi Sehat, Robin Lim provides services to expectant mothers and their children, as well as disaster relief, and...

Mackenzie and the Girls by the Library

Inspiration Comes in all Shapes and Sizes: The Madura Library Project

Inspirational adults striving to make a difference in their communities are out there. Inspirational teenagers, however, are not as easy to come by, and one particular...

Indri Gautama

Indri Gautama, Owner of Royal Academy School

In this issue of Indonesia Expat’s Business Profile, we meet Indri Gautama. Indri is the owner of the Royal Academy School and a very well-respected educator in...

The Jungle School

Butet Manurung is widely known in both Indonesia and on the international arena for her SOKOLA initiative, otherwise known as the Jungle School. She won prestigious...