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


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 […]

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. […]

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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