The Indonesia Australia Language Foundation (IALF) is the leading language
training organisation in Indonesia. Established by the governments
of Indonesia and Australia, the IALF is a non-profit organisation
committed to providing high quality education and training services
throughout Indonesia and the Asia Pacific region.
main activity of the IALF is the teaching of languages: English
and Bahasa Indonesia. The English courses are for those
who need to improve their English language skills for occupational, migration
or study purposes. A range of English courses for individuals and
groups is run at each of the IALF centres in Jakarta, Surabaya and
courses in Bahasa Indonesia are for expatriates living in Indonesia
as well as for students and teachers of Indonesian who wish to travel
to Indonesia to study the language and culture. The Bahasa Indonesia
program consists of intensive and specialised courses at IALF Bali, IALF Jakarta and IALF Surabaya as well as an evening program of courses at IALF Jakarta.
addition to the teaching of English and Indonesian the three IALF
centres conduct IELTS tests and preparation courses for
people preparing to migrate, work or study overseas.
IALF Bali is a teacher training centre, conducting internationally accredited and in-house training for teachers. The IALF Project Unit manages the East Timor English Language Program (ETELP) in Timor Leste; works with the EPOS (Education Partnership Outreach Services) project through Kang Guru Indonesia; provides English language training inputs on KELP (Kiribati English Language Program) in the Pacific; and manages the ELTA (English Language Training Assistance) program under the Australia Awards Scholarships program.