First six weeks of school

School started July 17th and it has been a whirlwind! All Peace Corps Indonesia Volunteers work at either a high school or middle school and compared to many other Peace Corps posts, our time is relatively structured. I work Monday - Friday, from roughly 7 am till roughly 5 pm. The first few weeks have… Continue reading First six weeks of school

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What teaching English in Indonesia looks like

For the last two weeks of Pre-Service Training all of the volunteers have been scattered around Kediri teaching in various high schools and middle schools for practicum. We are given the opportunity to take everything we learn during PST about both how to teach, but also how Indonesian schools operate, and apply it before we… Continue reading What teaching English in Indonesia looks like

Fun Facts

Fun Facts: Indonesia comprises 17,508 - 18,306 islands and 8,844 that have been named according to estimates made by the Government of Indonesia, with 922 of those permanently inhabited. Also - 3 land borders! Indonesia is the most populous Muslim-majority country in the world.  87.2% of 260 million people. Java, my island, is two times more densely… Continue reading Fun Facts