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…

ETA Spotlight: Ryan Kertanis, Mongolia

Every month, Fulbridge interviews an *ETA from around the world to get a glimpse of what life is like in different placements. In a new partnership with Fulbridge, Indonesiaful will be highlighting these ETA experience to showcase the array of cultural exchange experiences from other Fulbrighters. This month, Ayat Abourashed, 2016-17 ETA in Indonesia and Fulbridge’s Indonesia…

When You Live in a Fishbowl But the Water is Actually Vodka

–By Julianne O’Connell– When I got accepted as a Fulbright ETA to Indonesia I was living in Vienna, Austria as a United States Teaching Assistant under the auspice of Fulbright Austria. In addition to my work as a teaching assistant I spent my time enjoying Viennese culture: reading in parks, writing in world-class cafe houses,…