Sulawesi School Tour

Due to insufficient interest this tour was unable to go ahead. We will post here if it is offered again in 2018.

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Please see the tour information in full here:

Sulawesi Flyer 2017

Fill out either of these expression of interest forms and return to: bbiact2013@yahoo.com.au

Sulawesi Interest Form non-fillable pdf

Sulawesi Interest Form PDF fillable form

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Information about the tour from 2013.

Teacher In-Country Opportunity

in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi

 

 CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Aims:   From September 27th -October 9th 2013 , this project aims to: 

  • Provide Australian teachers of the Indonesian Language* with an in-country experience of lndonesian & the cultures of SE Sulawesi.
  • Provide Indonesian teachers  and students in Kota Kendari, SE Sulawesi with a native-speaker-of-English experience/opportunity
  • Allow for real teacher-student connections between teachers and students in Australia and South-east Sulawesi

Pilot Programme:  An opportunity which provides Australian teachers, both beginning and experienced, with a chance

  • to improve their Indonesian language skills in an immersion setting (home-stay for three nights and experience in a Junior High School)
  • an opportunity to learn something of  history & culture of the South-east Sulawesi area and to understand something of the history that binds us

Download a Powerpoint presentation on the proposed tour at:

http://www.slideshare.net/georgequinn/sulawesi-tour-p-point-presentation1

Cost includesReturn travel to Makassar, via Bali, plus

  • Tour of Tana Toraja
  • Accommodation in Makassar (2 nights)
  • Air travel to Buton Island
  • Express sea travel, Buton to Kendari
  • All breakfasts, many other meals

Final costing will depend upon number of participants but it is hoped that the final cost will be <AUD $3,000

          The following programme outline is suggested:

Day 1:    Travel from Australia to Bali; overnight in Bali.

Day 2:    Travel from Bali to Makassar, overnight in Makassar

Day 3:     Travel to Tana Toraja – overnight in Rantepao

Day 4:    Cultural tour in Tana Toraja; stay second night in Tana Toraja

Day 5:    Return to Makassar; overnight in Makassar

Day 6:    Fly to Bau-bau, Buton Island – stay in Bau-bau

Day 7:    Historical tour of Bau-Bau, overnight in Baubau

Day 8:    Travel to Kendari

Day 9:    Homestay Kendari.

Day 10:   Homestay Kendari

Day 11:   SMP 5 Kendari

Day 12:   am: SMP 5 Kendari – midday: travel to Makassar; 5pm flight to Bali.

Day 13:   Bali to state capital (overnight flight)

  • *Teachers-in-training are also encouraged to apply 

To register interest, please contact Pamela Davis, Committee member of Balai Bahasa Indonesia (ACT) at: bbiactsulawesiproject@gmail.com

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