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“Teaching Better” book is now available

Seven years of collaborative teaching at Urawa Lutheran School in Saitama, Japan (1994-2001) provided the backdrop and inspiration for Brad Ermeling and Genevieve Graff-Ermeling’s newly published book, “Teaching Better: Igniting and Sustaining Instructional Improvement.” The publication provides specific strategies to assist educational leaders in creating and supporting instructional improvement. Practical tools, which include metaphors and […]

Native English Teacher position open at Urawa Lutheran School

Urawa Lutheran School, a Christian school in Saitama, Japan is seeking an energetic and experienced native English-speaking educator to teach English as a second language to Japanese students from grades 1 – 12 (Elementary, Junior High & Senior High). The term of teaching service is for a minimum of two years beginning April 1, 2017. […]

Announcement for 2016-2017 Head of School at Concordia Shanghai

The Board of Directors of Concordia International School Shanghai is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Scott has accepted the Call to be the new Head of School for Concordia International School Shanghai. Dr. Scott’s strong understanding of academics and the business of running a school as well as her rich experience from thirty years at […]

BCIS student wins at 2016 World Robotics Competition

ALEA would like to congratulate Barbie Huang for winning the 2016 World Robotics Competition in her group at the World Robot Competition on October 21-25 in Beijing, China. Barbie Huang is student in class 6A at Buena Vista Concordia International School (BCIS) in Shenzhen, China. Barbie and her teammates worked hard in the Shenzhen preliminary […]

Excellence in Education Award

In 2013, Mrs. I. Glory Rosaline, teacher at Concordia Higher Secondary School in Bargur, India, was one of only nine teachers nationwide to be awarded the National Integrated Technology Award. When she received the award, Mrs. Glory Rosaline said, “I surrender it to my Lord’s glory and when I look back at the history of Concordia I remember the missionaries who […]

Growing Deep and Additional Resources

Growing deep: A range of resources are available here that can support with unpacking and implementing Growing deep, a Leadership and formation framework. Formation resources  Pathways spiritual: This is an induction resource and very introductory. It engages participants in beginning the conversation around spirituality with new staff. Pathways theological  and  Pathways vocational provide a greater focus on theology and its implications […]

Students Brew up Positive Change

Students in Concordia Shanghai’s Social Entrepreneurship class were recently awarded the ACAMIS Koerschen Award for Innovation in Schools. Students applied for the award in hopes of sharing with the international community the impact their social enterprise, Third Culture Coffee Roasters, has had on the lives of farmers in rural Yunnan and as a way to […]

Latrine Training

In December and January, CWEF conducted the final two latrine trainings with eight HEAL advocates in Spean Chrey, Cambodia. This training is just one component in the HEAL program – a process of not only outfitting the village with much-needed latrines, but also equipping local advocates with the knowledge and skills to work towards improving […]

About Us

Originating in 2002, Asia Lutheran Education Association (ALEA) is a collegial organization of educators, administrators, PS-12 schools and post-secondary institutions focused on the highest quality education. ALEA brings Lutheran schools and institutions together to learn from each other and network with schools and universities regionally and internationally.


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