UMM Students Became English Teachers For Polish Children

Author : Humas | Monday, February 25, 2019 09:06 WIB
The three UMM students were currently teaching English to kindergarten school children. (Photo: Special)

As a student, the responsibility of developing society was a necessity. In addition to getting enough knowledge, students needed a laboratory to practice all theories. This was done by three students at the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) in Poland.

They were Fahreza Firdaus Permana from Government Science, Emeralda Narulita Halim and Akhmad Syafik from Psychology Department. Through the International Educations 2.0 AIESEC UMM program, they had been in Poland since 11 January. While there, Emerelda and her friends were divided into several places.

Fahreza himself worked in the health sector in the city of Wroclaw, a city located in the west of Poland. While Emeralda and Syafik were educators in Kindergarten (TK) of Publiczne Przedszkole Nr 25 Uniwersytet Opolski in Opele City, Southern Poland with a population of around 128,000.

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"As long as here, I am very happy because I can tell that foreign languages are also important to learn," Emeralda said. This woman born in Banjarmasin 2001 told of her experience introducing Indonesian games to kindergarten children. One of them was through playing board games, snakes and ladders.

In addition to the exciting teaching and learning atmosphere, for Emerelda, the Opole community was very tolerant and friendly. Evident from the acceptance of people who greet each other. "Some time ago we were covered by the Polish media. They really appreciate our actions, "explained the woman who had a hobby of traveling.

In line with Emeralda, Syafik also felt warmth in the teaching atmosphere. "Sister expresses her affection to us by embracing, that often makes us sad," he said. In Poland, he admitted, would make anyone feel at home for long to stay.

 Emeraldaand her two friends will return to Indonesia on Saturday (23/2). After six weeks in Poland, they planned to spread the spirit of sharing with other students. Also, spreading the spirit of pluralism respected every difference that exists, as they feel when in Poland. (Win)




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