IT IS OUR GOAL TO TRAIN STUDENTS TO DEVELOP A GREAT MIND, WHICH WILL ENABLE THEM TO THINK AND TO HAVE A BIGGER VISION ABOUT THEIR FUTURE.
MORNING STAR ACADEMY was founded in 2002, based on home-schooling principles and the classical approach to education. It is the right, privilege, and responsibility for parents to educate their children. Deriving from this principle, there has been increasing numbers of parents who want to be directly involved in their children’s education with skill and moral development as well as developing the fear of the Lord.
In the early beginnings, Morning Star Academy was launched with a few families whose children were in first through sixth grades. It was a big challenge for parents to take this responsibility. However, after seeing dramatic changes in their children’s lives, news about Morning Star Academy spread quickly through word of mouth. Now, parents who want to see each of their children develop in their learning skill and abilities are catching the vision more quickly and getting committed to educating their children.
As parents are equipped to take responsibility for applying the right education philosophies to their children’s education and moral development, families are being restored and growing stronger in their relationships with one another. Children have more respect for their parents because parents are interested and involved in the child’s education, development of values and lives.
Within six years, Morning Star Academy has grown to become a parent-directed learning community of over five hundred and fifty students from pre-school to high school.
Since 2004, Morning Star Academy has now established a network of over twenty schools in the underdeveloped, remote areas throughout Indonesia, with the aim of raising up a new generation of local leaders in each province. Through an intensive training program, Morning Star Academy has become the regional headquarter for training all teachers in our network, before releasing them to start new schools in these provinces.
After years of applying classical education principles, tremendous change in every level of society is evident. From cities to villages, developed and underdeveloped areas, from government offices to rural communities, and from different religious persuasions, this is our dedication and our moral responsibility to build Indonesia through education.