CAUSINDY Industry and Community Initiatives

What is CICI?

CICI (CAUSINDY Industry and Community Initiatives) is one of CAUSINDY’s newest programs. It aims to foster community and collaboration between Indonesians and Australians across a variety of disciplines. The initiative was originally created in 2020 as a series of seminars for Indonesian language teachers based in Australia.

CICI (CAUSINDY Industry and Community Initiatives) adalah salah satu proyek terbaru CAUSINDY yang bertujuan untuk membantu membangun komunitas dan kolaborasi antara masyarakat Indonesia dan Australia di berbagai sektor profesional. Tim memulai inisiatif tahun lalu dengan seminar untuk guru bahasa Indonesia yang berbasis di Australia.

COMING SOON: Climate Change and Sustainability Series

Did you know that in the continued absence of federal energy policy in Australia, the states and territories have taken the lead in setting the policy agenda Stay tuned for CICI’s Climate Change and Sustainability Series, a series on exploring renewable energy perspectives and trends, and a look into global climate strategies in Indonesia and Australia.

Tahukah kamu: dengan tidak adanya kebijakan oleh pemerintahan federal, pelaksanaan agenda kebijakan energi di Australia dipimpin oleh masing-masing negara bagian dan teritorial? Pantau terus seri Perubahan Iklim dan Keberlanjutan Lingkungan oleh CAUSINDY Industry Community Initiative: serangkaian inisiatif yang membahas berbagai perspektif dan tren energi terbarukan, dan mengupas strategi perubahan iklim global di Indonesia dan Australia.

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PAST EVENT: Workshop for Indonesian Language Teachers

The Workshop for Indonesian Language Teachers was an interactive workshop designed to help build community and collaboration for Indonesian language teachers in Australia. The workshop featured guest speakers, facilitated discussions and collaboration opportunities for participants. Participants also had access to shared resources and contact information. Speakers included former CAUSINDY team member Sayle Johnston and current CAUSINDY Director Kirrilly McKenzie.

The Workshop for Indonesian Language Teacher merupakan lokakarya interaktif yang dirancang untuk membantu membangun komunitas dan kolaborasi bagi guru bahasa Indonesia di Australia. Lokakarya ini menghadirkan pembicara tamu, memfasilitasi diskusi dan peluang kolaborasi bagi para peserta. Peserta juga memiliki akses ke sumber informasi bersama dan koneksi. Pembicaranya termasuk anggota tim CAUSINDY Sayle Johnston dan salah satu Direktur CAUSINDY Kirrilly McKenzie.

Sayle Johnston

Sayle Johnston is an alumnus of ACICIS and AIYEP, a former CAUSINDY Program Lead, a Teach for Australia Associate and currently an Indonesian language teacher at Haileybury Rendall School in Darwin.  Sayle studied a Bachelor of International Relations and Affairs, Economic and Development as well as a Diploma of Languages from the University of Melbourne.

Kirrilly McKenzie

Kirrilly is an Indonesian language teacher at Haileybury Rendall School and the current Secretary of the Language Teachers’ Association of the Northern Territory. She is a former AIYA ACT Chapter President, ACT Indonesian Language Teachers’ Network Leader, ACICIS alumni and AIYEP alumni. Kirrilly has taught in the ACT, Victoria and is currently based in Darwin.

Kirrilly completed a Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Security and Graduate Diploma of Asia-Pacific Studies at ANU where she focused predominantly on research related to Southeast Asia and the Pacific as well as Indonesian and Javanese language. Kirrilly is passionate about and advocates for Indonesian language education in Australia as an avenue to develop a stronger bilateral relationship between Australia and Indonesia.