Monthly Highlights: January 2017

As the 2016-2017 cohort of Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) begin their second semester of teaching, they are finding new ways to be active–sometimes physically!–in their communities. ETAs live across Indonesia, from North Sumatra to Central Java to Southeast Sulawesi and many places in between. What follows are a few highlights the ETAs submitted regarding…

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…

Alumni Spotlight: Liana Engie

  Name: Liana Engie Teaching placement in Indonesia: 2011-2012 in Pontianak, Kalimantan Barat (first ETA there!) Current city and job: I’m currently living in Jakarta, Indonesia and have just completed a position building the Faculty of Science and Technology at a new university here. In mid-April I’ll be moving to the US and either working…