A Grand Finale in Bali

Kate Reitzenstein - Friday, January 03, 2014

On our final day of the ‘Into Indonesia’ tour we visited the Green School in Bali. Green School Director, Melissa Abdo, greeted us at the school entrance, an impressive Minang style bamboo bridge and gave us an introduction to the school.  She outlined the student-centered approach to learning was based around four types on interactions: intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual and that a thematic teaching approach was used in curriculum design and implementation. We then toured a part of the school, mindful that classes and activities were still in session and we were also limited by time.  We visited various sites such as the area where crops were grown, the Green Camp where visitors could stay and integrate with Green School students, the Bali Starling breeding program site and the Heart of School, the administrative centre and where high school was located.  …Read More →

A Day in Bali

BBIP Administrator - Friday, July 20, 2012

Ibu Yulie provided us with information about the school and the programs offered. SIDE has a sister-school agreement with SMK 3, focusing on professional learning for teachers.  …Read More →

Surabaya to Denpasar

BBIP Administrator - Thursday, July 19, 2012

Today was our final day in Java before heading to the island of Bali in the afternoon. Not much time in the morning to do anything much but breakfast and reflect on our trip so far.  …Read More →