Inspired by the 10th Anniversary celebrations of BBIP, guru-guru met today to review the language program.
Left to right: Ibu-ibu Theresia, Moya, Karen and Amanda met at the Consulate and decided to add two new classes:
The additional classes take the language program to eight classes. A 33% increase! Further evidence of BBIP's growth over 10 years. All we need now are the students to fill eight classes when enrolments open next weekend. You can help! Spread the word far and wide.…Read More →
Yes, Balai Bahasa Indonesia Perth has been promoting closer ties between Australians and Indonesians for TEN YEARS. It's time to CELEBRATE. ON Friday 9 March 2018.
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Friday 9 March 2018.
Balai Bahasa Indonesia Perth will celebrate 10 years of promoting the learning of Indonesian language and fostering cultural links between Australia and Indonesia with a gala dinner at the Nedlands Yacht Club.
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In term 1 of 2017, Fiona Bettesworth and David Visser have visited schools as BBIP Indonesian language ambassadors. Their information and interaction with students was appreciated by students and teachers alike. At Helena College, year 10 student Tessa said
I found the visit interesting and informative. Before the visit, I wasn't sure about choosing Indonesian in Year 11, but now I'm seriously considering it. It made me realise that learning Indonesian can actually be useful to me and my future and it can open up some really fun opportunities.
Find out more about the Indonesian Language Ambassadors' Program , including how to request a visit from an ambassador to your school and how to become an ambassador like wonderful Fiona and David whose efforts and expertise as so appreciated at BBIP and in schools.
Here's Fiona addressing a class:
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This is exactly what Balai Bahasa Indonesia is about - Australians and Indonesians collaborating to create something new and amazing!
Cerita Anak is an interactive performance designed for pre-schoolers and the adults in their lives
by Polyglot Theatre (Melbourne) and Papermoon Puppet Theatre (Yogyakarta).
WHERE State Theatre Centre
WHEN 23-25 February 2018
Terima kasih Ibu Hara for sharing this story.…Read More →
If you haven't already done so, check out the Facebook page of the National Australia Indonesia Language Awards. Catherine Coyne's video story includes Indonesian, Alice Springs, motorbikes and Go-Jek. It is definitely worth watching.
And even closer to home, East Manjimup Primary School submitted this entry to the competition:
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