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Enriching your educational journey with real-world learning experiences

Helping you take your next step

We are committed to craft an impactful learning experience that will propel you confidently towards your next step. We believe in the transformative power of experiential learning. By merging insightful innovative learning with practical application, we empower you with the tools, knowledge, and connections essential for your journey forward.

Forging Impactful Connections

In much the same way that a tree's roots intertwine with the earth, at Next Step Connections, we specialize in forging connections that run deep. Our mission is to help you connect and advance, linking your aspirations with the resources, experiences, and networks that foster growth.

Rooted in Asia, Global in Reach

Next Step Connections is proud to call Asia home, where our journey began. From this dynamic economic hub, we collaborate with students and universities from all across the globe. Our foundation in Asia enriches our approach with diverse perspectives, while our global reach ensures that institutions worldwide can benefit from our expertise in fostering meaningful connections, affordable programs and impactful experiences.

Catering to all students

Our mission is to provide accessible opportunities, bridging gaps and empowering individuals worldwide, irrespective of their background or origin. We are committed to breaking down barriers and making education accessible to all, empowering individuals to embark on journeys of growth and transformation.

Personalised and 100% dedicated to your success

With values of responsibility, balance, integrity and openness deeply embedded into our DNA, Next Step Connections works tirelessly to guide you beyond your limitations and expand your possible.

Our Team

Next Step Connections is guided by a team of devoted multicultural experts in experiential learning and educational innovation. Hailing from a diverse range of countries including France, the United States, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Vietnam, Botswana, South Korea, Thailand, and Japan, our team shares common values and a deep drive to revolutionize and elevate the experiential learning or 'beyond classroom' education domain.

Jérôme Le Carrou

Founder & Executive Director

A native of France, Jerome founded Next Step Connections in 2008 in China.

Aaron J. Clark (P.A)

Regional Director of Operations

An international education professional with a career spanning 15 years abroad designing and managing academic experiential learning programs

Samantha Malang

Operational Manager & Business efficiency

With a strong suit in process efficiency strategy, Sam is an adept Operational Manager, Business Facilitator, and Integrator.

We have enriched their academic curriculum

with impactful learning programs connected to the world of work.

Voices of Success : Alumni Testimonials

What is your Next Step?

The Kalpavriksha or Banyan tree is a mythical tree that said to fulfill all wishes, we at Next Step Connections believe every wish holds the potential for existence.