To network, equip and nurture leaders, educators and schools to advance Christ-centered ministries in Asia.


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 […]

HKIS 2016 Interim in Cambodia

On March 4-11, 2016 Concordia Welfare and Education Foundation (CWEF) once again hosted a Hong Kong International School (HKIS) interim group of 20 students and two teachers. Over the weekend, the interim group visited historic and cultural sites including the National Museum, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 prison) and Cheoung Ek Killing Field in Phnom […]

Leap Leap Kids

In view of the lack of services for children with special education needs, the Hong Kong Lutheran Social Servcies (HKLSS) launched a new pilot project named “Leap Leap Kids.” A team of social workers and therapists provide on-site training for children in the pre-primary schools. The HKLSS also produced a Parents Handbook for students with […]

Teaching For Empowerment in South India

In early March, teachers and students from Hong Kong International School facilitated the fifth annual Teaching for Empowerment program for 45 high school students from Concordia High School in Ambur and Concordia High School in Pernambut in Tamil Nadu, India. The goal of the program is for Indian students to consider how they can make […]

Highlands Lutheran International School

The Highlands Lutheran International School (HLIS) is located in Enga Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG). The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) missionaries established HLIS for the purpose of teaching missionary children with generous support from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. The school opened in February 1958 with Don and Flo Gerber as the first called teachers. […]

“Life Education” Visit to Taiwan of LCHKS School Teachers

On November 12-20, 2015, The Lutheran Church-Hong Kong Synod (LCHKS) First Vice President, Rev. Daniel YS Li, and Education Coordinator, Mary Chiu, led 35 LCHKS teachers and principals to Taiwan to learn more about the Taiwanese educational system. The theme of the visit was “Life Education.” The group visited schools in Taipei, as well as […]

God Knows Your Name

The first On-Campus Student Fellowship (O.S.F.) event of the Spring semester was held March 3, 2016. The Concordia Middle School boarding students are invited to the weekly O.S.F. events. Each week, there are different activities and the American teachers take turns leading it. At the March 3 event, more than 21 junior and senior high […]

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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