Indonesia.jpg: the Classroom

Just as every site placement and home is different, so is every school and classroom. For our second edition of “Indonesia.jpg,” we aim to portray the similarities and differences between our schools. After all, we are here to teach English, and outside of our homes, the classroom is where we spend a lot (if not…

Indonesia.jpg: Home, For a While

Indonesia’s national motto, “Unity in Diversity” (Bhinneka Tunggal Ika), expresses an ideal that seems impossibly lofty in the face of the country’s staggering diversity. As the world’s fourth-most populous country, Indonesia is home to hundreds of different languages, and even more numerous ethnic groups. As such, broad, sweeping generalizations about the country are hard to…

Scenes from our sites

The 2017-18 cohort of English Teaching Assistants spent one week at their sites before returning to Jakarta for orientation. The short stint was a glimpse at their homes and schools where they will be teaching for the next nine months. Indonesiaful collected some of the most memorable experiences from each ETA’s first few days.  …