As an English Language Fellow in Indonesia from 2019 – 2020, Rachel S. Wang embraced diversity and creativity by teaching pre-service English teachers how to make tri-lingual children’s books on culturally relevant topics. Today, their published books have been read by hundreds of teachers and students across Indonesia!
Based in Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia, Fellow Devon Jancin is an instructor in the English Education Department at the Institut Agama Islam Negeri Salatiga. Discover Jancin’s life as a Fellow as she studies Bahasa Indonesian, leads teacher training workshops, and holds all-school office hours to meet the English language learning needs within her community.
It’s called Camp EPIC: six English Language Fellows, six University of Indonesia lecturers, seven counselors, and forty-six pre-service teachers from across Indonesia and Timor Leste. That’s the group that gathered in Surabaya recently for a massive teacher-training camp that was also a real cultural-exchange opportunity.
English Language Fellow Yuta Otake organized a presentation for two hundred students at Setia Darma, a high school in Palembang, Indonesia.
English Language Fellow Jeanie Cook led a workshop for teachers at Yogyakarta State University focused on student-centered learning.
A two-day workshop for 25 secondary school teachers from Labuan Bajo and local rural areas was conducted by English Language Fellows Moriah Kent and Heather Phillips in Indonesia.
English Language Fellow Alicia Bradley was invited to present two workshops on lesson planning at the Kendari English Teacher’s Workshop in Indonesia.
English Language Fellow Kristin Tregillus worked with Chiang Rai Rajabhat University students to organize Education day for area primary schools.
English Language Fellow Fabio Coelho presented at a local workshop on the topic of Professional development at the Universitas Negeri Semarang(UNNES) in Indonesia.
English Language Fellow Sultan Stover as well as some of the former participants of Camp EPIC offered workshops over a two day period in Ambon, Indonesia.