Established in 1989, IALF is Indonesia’s premier institution for English and Indonesian language training, IELTS testing and preparation, and teacher training for teachers of English. It is a non-profit organization, committed to providing high quality language training services throughout Indonesia and the Asia Pacific region. IALF has three training centres, in Jakarta, Surabaya and Bali, all with excellent resources and facilities to support language learning.
IALF offers a wide range of English language programs to meet the needs of Indonesians: English for Academic Purposes for those who wish to study overseas; specialised language training for business and the workplace; and, at IALF Bali, General English for all ages.
The IELTS test is conducted several times a month at each of the three centres, and in cities across Indonesia. IELTS Preparation courses, IELTS Masterclasses and IELTS Tryouts are designed to prepare test-takers to sit the test.
Indonesian language courses attract expatriates living in Indonesia as well as students and teachers of Indonesian who wish to travel to Indonesia to study the language and culture. The Bahasa Indonesia program comprises intensive, part-time and specialised courses at IALF Bali, IALF Jakarta and IALF Surabaya.
IALF Bali is a teacher training centre, conducting the internationally accredited Trinity College London Certificate in TESOL, as well as a range of IALF certificated training courses for teachers of English and teachers of other subjects using the medium of English.
In the field of international development, IALF manages the East Timor English Language Program (ETELP) in Timor Leste; provides English language training inputs on KELP (Kiribati English Language Program) in the Pacific; works with the EPOS (Education Partnership Outreach Services) project through Kang Guru Indonesia; and manages the ELTA (English Language Training Assistance) program in four Indonesian provinces under the Australia Awards Scholarships program.