Crafting Your Next Step with Transformative Learning Experiences for Empowered Futures



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Enriching Academic Paths with Industry-Driven Learning Experiences in Asia

Your growth above all

We are commited to craft impactful learning experiences that propel you confidently toward your next steps in both your career and life. 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. At every juncture, we strive to inspire growth, instill confidence, and pave the way for your success story, because your growth is our heart.

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. Just as branches reach out to the sky, we extend opportunities that elevate your journey. Our mission is to help you connect and advance, linking your aspirations with the resources, experiences, and networks that foster growth. Like the branches of a tree, each avenue we offer leads to new horizons, and with each step, you're one stride closer to your personal and professional aspirations.

Rooted in Asia, Global in Reach

Next Step Connections is proud to call Asia home, where our journey began. From this dynamic hub, we collaborate with students and universities 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 and impactful experiences.

For all

At Next Step Connections, we believe that impactful learning knows no boundaries. 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 discovery. This translates in the effort we make to design impactful yet affordable programs.

Dedicated Team

With deeply ingrained values of responsibility, balance, integrity and openness, our dedicated team works tirelessly to guide your journey, and help you go beyond your limitations. Our every effort is a testament to the personalised dedication we bring to each student's path.

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.