The JIS Podcast

Join Jakarta Intercultural School for discussions about education, developing the whole child, learning in Indonesia, and more on the official JIS Podcast.

Episode 2: Social Emotional Learning with Barbara Wiemers and Heather DeVore

This week, Joanna Sommers is joined by Barbara Wiemers, High School Vice Principal of Student Affairs, and Heather DeVore, High School Counselor. Together, they talk about Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and how it informs all aspects of our students' development and educational experiences. While SEL is not new, it has certainly come to the forefront this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Barbara and Heather share their wonderful insights and experiences of working with students here at JIS High School.

Episode 1: JIS Middle School Principal Noah Bohnen

Join Joanna Sommers, Middle and High School Curriculum Coordinator, in conversation with JIS's new Middle School Principal Noah Bohnen. They discuss Noah's arrival at JIS during a pandemic; what makes JIS middle school - and middle schoolers - so special; some of the unintended benefits of online learning for our students and how parents can support their children at home.