IELC’s Teachers

IELC employs a talented team of qualified native-speaker and non-native speaker teachers who combine IELC’s wealth of resource materials with innovative teaching methods to provide students with the highest quality of language tuition available in the region.

Students are given opportunities to practice and produce the skills presented in class. Feedback on student performance is given to ensure that the student’s language and communication skills are constantly developing. IELC’s teachers are committed to providing students with the individual care and attention that they need to become competent, confident speakers of English.



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Joined IELC : 2006

Harum graduated from the Faculty of English Letters at Sanata Dharma University in Jogja with a Degree in English Language and Literature. She spent many years in Jakarta teaching English at various language schools and lecturing in the English literature faculty at BINUS university. Harum joined IELC in 2006 and has helped thousands of students to excel in the IELTS and TOEFL exams. She teaches all levels and also designs IELC’s merchandise.

“I love watching students develop and grow in confidence when they begin to master English. When my students develop, I develop, too.”



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Joined IELC : 2015

A love for teaching and a passion for travelling has brought Nick to Solo. Growing up in Canada with Portuguese and Indian ethnicity means his mentality is a mix of East & West. Nick holds a Diploma in Marketing and another in Business Administration. Nick recently completed a Trinity Cert TESOL. Nick’s work background consists mostly of sales, however he also has experience in private tutoring, summer camps as well as editing for an Australian magazine. Nick visited over 20 countries and will continue to travel in his free time as there’s nothing he find to be more rewarding.

“I’m in the pursuit of happiness, which I think is created by good food, great company and the right attitude. Life is short and we should all work to live instead of living to work, which is exactly what IELC has helped me accomplish.”


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Joined IELC : 2006

Lisa was born in Jogja but she now lives in Sragen. She is a graduate of Santana Dharma University where she studied English Language Education. She lived and studied in California, USA and after returning to Indonesia she worked as an English teacher at Permata Bangsa School in Semarang. Lisa joined IELC in 2006 and is one of IELC’s experts on teaching young children.

“I love teaching children and I love to see their smiles. They are like little angels, IELC’s little angels.”






Joined IELC : 2016

Toby is from Bridgwater, Somerset in the UK. He taught for 3 years at English Academies in South Korea. Toby has a Bachelors degree in Forensic and Crime Scene Science from Bournemouth University. Over the past few years he has traveled around Southern Africa, Australia and East Asia.

“I love to travel and to teach, I am looking forward to seeing what the beautiful islands of Indonesia have to offer.”



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Joined IELC : 2014

Daniel is from Solo. He has a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from STBA Lia in Jogja. In 2008, Daniel moved to Exeter in the UK where he studied advanced English for one year. He is currently completing his Masters Degree in Translation at UNS Sebelas Maret University. Before joining IELC in 2014, Daniel taught at the UNS Sebelas Maret language center.

“I love meeting and speaking to people and teaching English gives me that opportunity”



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Joined IELC : 2014

Ligar was born in Salatiga. He attended Satya Wacana University and graduated Cum Laude with a degree in English Language and Literature. He taught English at Kota Bahasa in Salatiga before moving to Solo in 2014 to work with IELC.

“My parents taught me that if I want to see the world improve, I must become a teacher since when I teach, I always learn. I look forward to seeing you in class!.”






Joined IELC : 2017

Having grown up on the border of English and French Canada, language learning has been a constant in Trevor’s life. Having had his formal education in an immersion setting, Trevor understands the importance of utilizing only one language in class, in this case English! . Trevor holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from McGill University. Trevor has had a desire to teach English since his late teens.

“The trouble is you think you have time”



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Joined IELC : 2014

Christian is originally from Pekalongan. He has a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Satya Wacana Christian University where he graduated Cum Laude. Before joining IELC in 2014, Christian taught English at the Bina Bangsa Semarang International School.

“Teaching is my passion and I love it. My personal motto is ‘work hard and play hard! Do the best and God will do the rest’, that’s what I believe. I’m a newcomer to Solo but I am starting to feel at home here – Solo is a great city.”






Joined IELC : 2014

Nenny was born in Yogyakarta, but she now lives in Solo with her husband. She is a graduate of Sanata Dharma University Yogyakarta in English Education and she has been a private English teacher since university. She has worked as a kindergarten teacher at OLIFANT Yogyakarta. She also worked as an English teacher at SMP Stella Duce I Yogyakarta. Apart from teaching jobs, she has also had various other jobs, including working for the Rotary Club. She feels very lucky to have had so many great experiences as well as the opportunity to travel around Java. So feel free to ask her anything about working and travelling – she can tell you all her secret knowledge! In October 2014, she started working at IELC.

“Teaching English is fun! I love learning about my students, especially IELC’s young learner students. And I really love being a part of the IELC team.”


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Joined IELC : 2015

Albert had a memorable childhood in Salatiga. He moved to Solo in 2003 and enrolled at Sebelas Maret University to study English Literature. While studying at university, he also worked part-time as an English teacher, liaison officer, radio announcer, and master of ceremony. In 2010, Albert graduated from university with a Bachelor’s Degree specializing in Translation Studies. Then, in 2011, he decided to go back to the campus to pursue his Master’s Degree at UNS Postgraduate Program.

“I am delighted to teach at IELC and I can guarantee that learning English will be one of the most valuable investments for your life. I cannot wait to meet you in class!.”





Joined IELC : 2016

Erlysa joined IELC in 2016. Teaching has always been her passion since she was in high school. She didn’t realize it until she actually joined the teaching world. Despite being a computer science graduate, her professional experiences were mainly from teaching English. Before joining IELC, she worked in Jakarta as a language trainer focusing mainly on Business English for specific purposes. Thus, she dealt with students from various backgrounds and she learned how to customize her approach.

“Moving to teach in Solo has been a big step for me and I am enjoying every step of it. At IELC, I get to meet students from various ages and it makes teaching even more fun!”





Joined IELC : 2017

Hi, my name is Maya. I love learning English and making friends. I graduated from the English Department of Satya Wacana Christian University in 2012 and I taught English back in my hometown Salatiga. For me, teaching is a joy because I can make new friends and share fascinating insights with my students in class. I enjoy listening to the Beatles, watching comedies and reading detective novels in my leisure time.

“Do come to my class and share your stories!”






Joined IELC : 2017

Hi! This is Uswa. I live in Sukoharjo. I have a bachelor degree in English language and Literature from Universitas Sebelas Maret. I was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to pursue my master’s degree in the US. I also completed a TESOL (Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages) certification while there. I taught for 3 years at UNS Language Center.

“I would love to work together with students to achieve their learning goals”





Joined IELC : 2017

Hi! My name is Prilia Nareswari. I graduated from GBSC, a private college in the US, with a BA in Integrative Studies (Intercultural Studies and Counseling). I also completed an online TEFL certification while I was there. I love learning foreign languages, especially English. Started learning English by listening to music, reading books and watching movies with no subtitles.

“I believe that once you speak English, you can connect with people all over the world”





Joined IELC : 2017

Danny grew up near Washington, D.C., in the USA. He earned his Bachelors degree in English and Philosophy from the Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, Virginia. In college, he also studied jazz drums and became involved with a local Balinese Gamelan club, which led him to visit Indonesia and later study at ISI Solo as Darmasiswa student. He has worked as an elementary school reading coach and team leader, through the Americorps program, and has taught English online for many years, in China and Saudi Arabia. He’s happy to be teaching and learning more about Indonesia in Solo!

“Luck is the residue of design.”



Muhammad Anas


Joined IELC : 2017

Hello everyone! My name is Anas and I am from Semarang. I earned both my Bachelors and Masters degrees in Economics from Diponegoro University, thanks to the Fast Track scholarship program from Dikti. My choice of becoming a teacher was inspired by one of my professors. I find teaching very rewarding and it pleases me when my students becoming more confident. I like watching movies and playing video games and believe it or not, that’s what made me love learning English in the first place. Since I was in high school I have wanted to become an English teacher and thanks to IELC, it has become reality.
“You are learning English every day, whether you realize it or not. All you have to do is just enjoy and love every process of it and all your worries will soon be no more.”