Welcome to Global Jaya International School
Founded in 1995, Global Jaya International School is held in high regard within Indonesia and the educational community of the Asia Pacific region. Our increasingly diverse student population draws on many cultural backgrounds but we are proud to say that we maintain a high focus on Indonesian language, culture and history, whilst still providing mother tongue support for those whose first language is not English or Indonesian. Great emphasis is placed on all teachers being teachers of language
With over 860 students, K to 12, this is a large school but we have a very close and supportive community. Students, parents, the school Board and teachers are represented on all advisory committees; encouraging all of our stake holders to become involved in the decision making processes of the school.
As a WASC accredited school (Western Association of Schools and Colleges – USA) we have formulated a set of Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs). These emphasize the importance of the skills which are now identified as 21st Century skills and which we have been using since the last century. These are designed to develop students who are: Critical Thinkers, Collaborative workers, Problem Solvers, Self Directed Learners, Effective Communicators and Global Citizens. These are also linked to the IB Learner Profile
Our faculty represents a true cross section of the global community: Australian, American, British, Canadian, Danish, Indian, German and Korean teachers are employed alongside our Indonesian staff.
Like most International schools, our students come from all over the world, 16 different nationalities representing about 10% of the total student population. Unlike most other international schools, we have a focus on our Indonesian background, offering Indonesian students the opportunity to learn about their own country and culture, within the context of an international pedagogy. This also gives students from other nationalities the opportunity to live in a country and be immersed in a new experience whilst still maintaining their own national identity. We consider this a benefit to all involved.
(Head of School)