Flexible School Tour Packages
Building on ACICIS Study Indonesia’s extensive experience as a provider of quality in-country language programs, the school tours are designed to provide high-school students of Indonesian language with an opportunity to learn through immersion in Indonesian everyday life. Flexible tour packages are offered for 5, 7, 10, 12 and 14 day durations based in Yogyakarta, Central Java. Tour itineraries are not fixed, rather schools will work with ACICIS’ Tour Program Officer to tailor an itinerary to suit their needs. Key tour components include:
The language classes are held at the Lembaga Bahasa (Language Institute or LB for short) of Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta. All language instructors are native speakers with extensive experience in teaching students at all levels of Indonesian language competency – from complete beginners to advanced students.
Students will also be provided with at least three hours per week of one-on-one tutorial work with a local university student tutor.
Field Trips and School Visits
Field trips include a variety of structured learning activities along with a number of general sight-seeing trips. Options include visits to Borobudur, Prambanan and Ratu Boko temples, art, dance, batik and cooking workshops, and a tour of Mount Merapi.
School visits can be organised to a Yogyakarta middle or high school and include a series of activities with the Indonesian students and teachers.
ACICIS has a comprehensive risk management plan for Yogyakarta that is regularly updated. ACICIS maintains offices in both Yogyakarta and Perth staffed 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday, and ACICIS personnel in Indonesia and Australia are available at any time in case of an emergency whilst tours are in progress.
Tours cost between AUD$1,042 and AUD$2,176 (land costs only) depending on the length of tour and size of the group.
ACICIS has a tailored poster and flyer for its school tour services available for download on the ACICIS website. We are happy to supply you with printed copies of these materials for display around school or to hand out to students if required. Please just let us know if you would like us to send you some of these materials.
If you are interested in ACICIS Study Indonesia helping to plan your school tour, please contact the ACICIS Secretariat on 9360 6254 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ACICIS Study Indonesia Program is now receiving applications for the Indonesia from the ground up! tour scheduled to take place in July 2014. The closing date for applications is May 1, 2014. Application forms for the tour can be downloaded here.
The 13-day study tour is designed for principals, senior school administrators, and liberal arts teachers – teachers of history, geography, arts, business – those who have little or no Indonesian language skills. Taking participants from the bustling capital of Jakarta to laid-back Bali, the tour balances academic and hands-on experiences at local schools, universities, NGOs, traditional villages and historic temples. You can read about a previous tour in July 2012 and participants’ experiences here, and view some promotional videos here.
Past participants have reported the tour to be “An exceptional experience. A well thought out and meticulously planned program”, and “Probably the best in- country study program I have experienced.”
There is a specially tailored flyer for this program available for download on the ACICIS website. We are happy to supply you with printed copies of these materials for display or distribution around your school or workplace.
If you have any questions regarding the tour, or any of our other programs, please don’t hesitate to contact us at the ACICIS Secretariat either by email email@example.com or by phone on 08 9360 6254.
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