The Teacher Becomes a Student 

– By Meghan Cullinan, ETA in Kendari – It was 6:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. But there was no sleeping in for the students of MAN 1 Kendari on this Saturday, or any Saturday for that matter! All around Indonesia, most students that attend madrassas, Islamic affiliated public schools, were also on their way to…

Meet the Team at SMA N 2 Malang

My official job title, ETA, stands for English Teaching Assistant, meaning that I co-teach with a native Indonesian teacher. At SMA N 2 (SMANDA), I’ve co-taught with four of the school’s five English teachers, but I enjoy spending time with the whole team! In order to co-teach, we plan the lessons together before class. Then…

Central Java Through Their Eyes: Video Blog

–By Michaela Chinn and Katarina Krueger– Kata and I wanted to show what a fun-filled adventure we have had while living in Central Java as Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs). We’ve worked hard to nurture meaningful relationships within our schools and communities and to learn about Indonesian and Javanese culture. In doing so, we have…