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


Concordia Hanoi Groundbreaking

On March 1, 2018, Concordia International School Hanoi held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new building. This new space will serve primarily as a space for secondary education. Construction is scheduled to be complete in time for the 2019-2020 school year. We rejoice with the Concordia community as they continue to provide quality education in […]

Teaching for Empowerment in South India

Twenty students from Hong Kong International School facilitated a “Teaching for Empowerment” program with more than 45 high school students at Concordia-Pernambut and Concordia-Ambur in south India in March, 2017.  This was the seventh year of the program. Students that attend Lutheran schools in south India face various forces of disempowerment: caste discrimination, economic disadvantage, […]

Sports and Science competition Champions

Students the School for Visually Impaired Children in Tamil Nadu, won the medals in District Level Sports competition and are now eligible to participate in State Level Competition and in the Science Exhibition the students received first place.

Dengue Fever awareness campaign in India

When students and teachers at Concordia High School in Barugur, Tamil Nadu, India learned of the increase of dengue fever cases, they took it upon themselves to educate the community. Working with the “Concordia Community Welfare Centre”  the team initiated fogging operations and anti-larval measures to prevent the spread of the outbreak. Each day, a […]

New Leadership for ALEA

After serving three years as ALEA Executive Director, Karin Semler has stepped down from the leadership position to focus on family and work opportunities in Shanghai. “I continue to treasure the relationships with Lutheran schools around Asia and look forward to staying active within the ALEA network,” Semler shared. She serves in the role of […]

Making Blended Learning work in the classroom

In 2008, John Hattie released a ground-breaking book for educators that synthesizes years of classroom research to help teachers understand how a variety of teaching methods contributes to learning in the classroom. The book is full of important information, and the reader can easily feel overwhelmed processing what it means for their own classroom. Simultaneously, […]

Lutheran Contemporary and Entrepreneurial Education in Brisbane

What does it mean for a school to provide “contemporary and entrepreneurial education”? One approach is already demonstrating improved outcomes for students at Living Faith Lutheran Primary School in Queensland, Australia. Living Faith provides kindergarten through year 6 schooling. The school was established in 2001, and in the last 5 years has been re-organizing around […]

5th Australian Conference on Lutheran Education (ACLE5)

The 5th Australian Conference on Lutheran Education officially commenced in Adelaide, Australia, on July 5th. The opening worship meaningfully completed the Walk My Way: Stepping out to bring Love to Life initiative (in partnership with Australian Lutheran World Service) that began the day before as hundreds of volunteers followed the pioneer trail of the Prussian […]

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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