ALEA is proud to announce the Allan and Sandy Schmidt Service Learning Grant. This grant was announced at the October 2011 ALEA Conference in Hong Kong, to encourage schools to step forward and integrate Service Learning in their curriculum. ALEA member schools are eligible to submit a grant application. The grant application can be downloaded in the member portal.


Learning in Action

Peer Leadership Development

This summer the Concordia Welfare Education Foundation (CWEF) and Ember, an organization created by Hong Kong International School (HKIS) alumni, teamed up to lead a three-day Summer English and Leadership Camp in Guangdong Province, China. Each year CWEF and Ember provide financial support to allow highly qualified high school girls to remain in school in […]

Children’s Community Health Education

During five Saturday trainings in the summer of 2013, Grade 10 students at Vox Dei Academy (VDA), Cavite, Philippines received community health education training by Lutheran Church in the Philippines Human Care coordinators. After the training, VDA students taught impoverished children lessons in hygiene, healthy eating, and basic health care. More than double the anticipated […]

Learning about teaching, leadership, team work, and service

On May 28, 2014, LCMS missionary Mark Wolfram led his 10th grade Advanced English class at Concordia Middle School (CMS) on a service learning trip to teach English to the first-sixth graders at Cheng Gong Elementary School in Chia-Yi County, Taiwan. This is an annual trip that this 10th grade class takes, as part of […]

ndoto Conference India

Over 200 students from four IELC high schools gathered for 2013 ndoto.India conference in Ambur, Tamil Nadu,. The ALEA US$3,000 grant fully funded the costs of the India conference including lunch for all attendees, conference hall, AV rentals and operator, banners and more.   Principals Franklin Desai and Jabus Chandra Segaran provided local coordination and […]