Why I’ve been ‘offline’ lately….

During the recent school holidays, Marg & I spent 3 weeks in Indonesia with A.E.F. For the first week, we spent a week in our partner school, the following week we participated in a Jakarta & Jogjakarta study tour and the final week we collapsed and recovered in Jogjakarta. Here is the link to my…

A Chance Encounter

About 3/4 of my students have only ever been to one school – PEPS – since reception (first year of school/prep). These students have only experienced language teaching with me and are thus very familiar and comfortable with my routines and expectations in the Indonesian classroom. Consequently I also know these students very well, I…

Jalanan ; A Movie About Busking in Jakarta

While traveling in Indonesia last year, I caught many buses. Throughout Java and Bali, I frequently had buskers jump on board and serenade us before handing out the lolly bag to collect donations. Read my post here. What a fascinating topic for a film and one I really hope to get a chance to see…

Jakarta

I have just found an amazing video about Jakarta which will be perfect for preparing my students for our Jakarta visitors later this term. Have a look at this! This video not only gives students a fantastic idea of Jakarta but it also explains why it is a mega city! I thoroughly recommend it for…