Grand Plans and Passionate Pleas for Reform From Education Chief Anies

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By Alicia Barker & Eva Corlett on 12:18 am Feb 03, 2015 Jakarta. Prioritizing parents, infrastructure and teacher training will be key to resuscitating Indonesia’s education sector over the next five years, says the minister for primary and secondary education, Anies Baswedan. “Parents are the most important educator but the least prepared,” he told the […]

Govt to Pilot Computerized Exams in Hundreds of Schools

By Fatima Bona on 05:30 pm Jan 30, 2015 Jakarta. Indonesia’s education ministry will begin its plan to computerize the national school exams by piloting the new online test at 862 high schools across the archipelago. The national exams are mandatory for students in the sixth, ninth and 12th grades, but only those in the […]

Turning the Tide for Indonesia’s Unsettled Education Sector

Paradigm Shift: Frustrated with the stagnant chalkboard approach to education, teachers and students are craving for a drastic methodological change in the archipelago’s classrooms By Alicia Barker & Eva Corlett on 12:07 am Jan 29, 2015 Source : Jakarta Globe Jakarta. In the leafy surrounds of Menteng, Central Jakarta, nestles St. Theresia high school, an educational […]

Foreign Workers in Indonesia ‘Must Take Local Language Test’

The largest number of registered foreign workers come from China, followed by Japan and South Korea By Erwida Maulia on 11:32 pm Jan 13, 2015 Source : Jakarta Globe Jakarta. A draft government regulation that will require foreigners to master the Indonesian language before they are able to obtain a work permit here has elicited […]