• The weather’s fine. It is 22 Celsius degree today and people looked happy; smiling with bright faces. And suddenly, I saw the juice stall in the Agora – a rendezvous place in the University – became crowded. I remember I had to return some books I borrowed from the library as I couldn’t extend them anymore. After returning the books via the returning booth, I walked back to my office. After passing two workers vacuuming carpets on the Business Department, I saw two ladies wearing black shirts. One was wearing a black shirt and the other one came with an attractive ornamental bling. They seem to be European. As I didn’t know them, I just kept walking while enjoying the beautiful flowers fully blossoming in this lovely spring. Suddenly, after a few steps, one of the women said, “Hey, you inspired me!” Read more by clicking the image :)

Say It with Flower

Parkville, September 2010 Saya berjalan menyusuri trotoar Victoria Market. Setelah mendapatkan parkir yang agak lama (4 jam), mata saya mencari toko bunga. Ada salah satu toko di tempat saya berjalan sekarang. Beragam warna dan jenisnya. Banyak pilihan. Akhirnya saya memutuskan membeli tulip. Saat itu ia berbunga satu, dengan kuncup lain dua buah. Setelah membayar, saya … Continue reading

A Visit to Padang, West Sumatera

Got a chance to visit Padang, West Sumatera. Got to see many attractive places after the meeting and discussions. Some photos from Forum Bahasa in Padang, hosted by Universitas Negeri Padang. I put these here for something to cherish in the future.   @mhsantosa Circle me @ +Made Hery Santosa ©mhsantosa (2017) I am happy … Continue reading

Keynote: TEFL in Digital Era Conference

Keynote: TEFL in Digital Era Conference in STKIP PGRI Tulungagung | Made Hery Santosa http://ow.ly/b4Dz30f2Rfb

Curation: Design Project-based Learning

Curation: Design Project-based Learning with These 7 Essential Ingredients. #PBL http://ow.ly/s6gZ30f2CHJ #content #curation http://ow.ly/i/yu4hX

Curation: 30 Creative Ways to Use Padlet

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Curation: Here’s What It Takes to be a Successful Entrepreneur

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Curation: I Want Students to See Many Different Futures

Food for thought: “I Want Students to See Many Different Futures” https://t.co/dtR5mZfon3 #content #curation

Yus dan Andri

Yus dan Andri. Sudah ditempa di lokasi terluar, terdepan, tertinggal. Ketangguhannya beda. @mhsantosa Circle me @ +Made Hery Santosa ©mhsantosa (2017) I am happy to share this. Please feel free to reblog or share the link, all with my accreditation. Thank you.

Talk: Mencari Pejuang Sejati Beasiswa

Pada beberapa kesempatan, sering saya diminta berbagi informasi beasiswa dalam dan luar negeri, mencari tips dan trik mendapatkan beasiswa, dan persiapan-persiapan yang harus dilakukan, baik sebelum, saat, dan sesudah memperoleh beasiswa. Bagi saya, selalu mengasyikkan kegiatan ini, bahkan semuanya hanya berbagi sederhana saja, tanpa bayaran, karena adalah suatu hal yang menggembirakan bagi saya paling tidak jika … Continue reading

Workshop: ICT-based Learning with Japanese Teachers

On another occasion, I got a chance to share and discuss the use of ICT in teaching Japanese. As an applied science, technology can be incorporated in many various fields, including language. Sharing with the Japanese colleagues is one of the new experiences for me and thus giving a better understanding of the world’s perspectives. … Continue reading

Keynote: A Sharing Session in Universitas Negeri Malang

Universitas Negeri Malang (UM) is one of a well known University in Indonesia. In English Education, this is one of the centres in the region. Therefore, I felt nervous as well as honoured at the same time to be invited to share a talk on “From Connectivity to Connected Learners” in the Postgraduate, Languages Program. … Continue reading

A Featured Presentation in CamTESOL, Cambodia

This is the second time I came to CamTESOL. After presenting in 2015, I missed CamTESOL 2016 due to budget haha. Luckily, however, the committee invited me for a featured presentation in CamTESOL 2017. It was like a dream! I had four presentations in the conference. A bit ‘insane’ 🙂 I presented in the Research … Continue reading

Presentation: A Journey to Cambodia

The first presentation I did in CamTESOL. Meeting lots of old and new colleagues. Even, a good old friend from La Trobe Melbourne Language Centre, too! This is one good journey to remember. Some photos taken are placed here so I can cherish them later. @mhsantosa Circle me @ +Made Hery Santosa ©mhsantosa (2017) I am happy … Continue reading

Keynote: A Journey to Borneo

I was invited as one of keynote speakers in IAIN Palangkaraya, Kalimantan (Borneo). I had three agendas there, a keynote on Hybrid Learning, a workshop on Technology-based Learning, and a sharing session on Overseas scholarships to the students. Busy, but happy as I can always share the knowledge to a wider community. As always, I … Continue reading

Keynote: TEFL in Digital Era Conference in STKIP PGRI Tulungagung

This year (2017) is a very busy year for me. Another University, STKIP PGRI Tulungagung, invited me to give a keynote on TEFL in Digital Era. It was after the keynote I gave in Universitas Negeri Malang. An interesting journey, very nice colleagues, lots of meeting potential networks. I personally learn a lot from meeting … Continue reading

Doktor Berbagi

Saya dihubungi oleh pihak LPPPM Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha (Undiksha) untuk terlibat dalam kegiatan pertama mereka, yaitu Doktor Berbagi. Kegiatan ini adalah kali pertama diselenggarakan untuk memberi kesempatan para doktor yang baru selesai dalam rentang 3 tahun untuk berbagi mengenai riset dan hasil terkait risetnya. Topik awal di kegiatan ini adalah mengenai Teknologi dalam Pembelajaran. Topik … Continue reading

Program Peningkatan Keterampilan Dasar Teknik Instruksional (PEKERTI) dan Applied Approach (AA) di UNMAS Denpasar

Beberapa waktu lalu, saya dimintai bantuan untuk menyampaikan beberapa materi terkait e-learning, plagiarisme, soft skills, dan ethics dalam agenda kegiatan Program Peningkatan Keterampilan Dasar Teknik Instruksional (PEKERTI) dan Applied Approach (AA). Kegiatan ini rutin dilakukan oleh universitas yang bukan berlatar pendidikan untuk para dosen mudanya sehingga diharapkan memiliki kemampuan dasar mengenai pedagogi, penelitian, etika pendidikan, … Continue reading

Training of Trainers (ToT): Core Skills, British Council, and Bangkok

I heard the term core skills just recently. After I read, I understand that these skills are related to the so called 21st-century skills, soft skills, generic skills, graduate attributes, or somehow character building skills. I was fortunate that after a selection, I got the chance to be one of the trainers from British Council, … Continue reading

Technical Assistance: Flipped Learning in STMIK Primakara

STMIK Primakara invited me to share on Flipped Learning. As a technopreneurship campus, the implementation of learning in the new era as indicated in Flipped Learning, while focusing on students, suit the school best. This is the first session of the Technical Assistance. In later meetings, I also talked about implementation and assessment of Flipped … Continue reading

Grit and Grow: Berbagi dengan Yayasan Anak Indonesia

This time, I shared with some orphans and disadvantaged children under Yayasan Anak Indonesia (YAI). A friend, once a college mate, contacted me and offered to share with the kids. As I talked to disadvantaged children, I chose a simple topic, experience. With this, I used my simple experiences to encourage, motivate, and empower them … Continue reading

Mengenang Mata Najwa

Saya cukup kaget mendengar berita tentang Najwa dan acara Mata Najwa akan selesai Agustus 2017 ini. Tak terasa, sudah 17 tahun ia menjadi reporter. Acara Mata Najwa menurut saya adalah acara bermutu yang mampu membukakan wawasan. Saya sendiri pernah menonton langsung acara ini, setiba kepulangan saya ke Indonesia. Saya tuliskan disini. Tapi saya perlu memberi catatan, … Continue reading

Workshop: ICT-based Language Learning in Politeknik Negeri Bali

Another workshop session in Politeknik Negeri Bali (Bali State Polytechnic) last time. Meeting various teaching staff from diverse language backgrounds needing ICT-based pedagogical concepts and some practical technologies for teachings. Some photo moments: @mhsantosa Circle me @ +Made Hery Santosa ©mhsantosa (2017) I am happy to share this. Please feel free to reblog or share … Continue reading

Talk: An Effective Global Leader

I was invited by Bali Academy (SMA Negeri Bali Mandara) to share on Becoming an Effective Global Leader. These are some photos taken from the event. @mhsantosa Circle me @ +Made Hery Santosa ©mhsantosa (2017) I am happy to share this. Please feel free to reblog or share the link, all with my accreditation. Thank … Continue reading

Workshop: Animation in ELT

I was invited to give a workshop on using animations in ELT. Use of simple platforms, apps, or programs, like Cartoon Story Maker, Powtoon, etc. to become innovative teachers and innovate students ^^ Some pictures to share: @mhsantosa Circle me @ +Made Hery Santosa ©mhsantosa (2017) I am happy to share this. Please feel free … Continue reading

Dua Tahun Leonardo: We Love You

Tak terasa, anak kedua saya, Leo, sudah berumur dua tahun. Ia lahir tanggal 3 Agustus 2015. Masih teringat jelas dalam benak saya bagaimana ia ada di kandungan Manik, istri saya dan saya tak selalu bisa menemani senja karena terikat tugas dan tanggung jawab sebagai Ketua Jurusan di tempat saya bekerja. Sebagai Jurusan favorit, banyak yang … Continue reading