A Brief History of Indonesian Independence

–By Katia Oltman– Today is Indonesia’s 72nd birthday. Teachers and students across the country celebrate this day by participating in a number of performances, from singing and dancing to sack races and other games. To learn more about the history behind Indonesian Independence Day, I spoke with Farley Binalay, a history teacher from SMA Kristen…

Indonesia Through Their Eyes

–By Kelly Fitzgerald– On Wednesday, January 11, 27 Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) and their co-teachers gathered in Jakarta for an evening of talent, humor, and cultural exchange at an event called Indonesia Through Their Eyes. As the title suggests, ETAs were tasked with creating a performance that showcased what they have learned during their…