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April 2, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 2, 2024

Thomas Rizal, Jakarta – A regulation issued by Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Minister Nadiem Makarim recently has ignited controversy, as it removes the requirement for S

March 18, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 18, 2024

Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Jakarta – The government is in the process of developing a scheme to provide soft loans for university students from low-income and middle-income families who do

March 14, 2024

CNN Indonesia - March 14, 2024

Jakarta – Higher education academics from across Greater Jakarta (Jabodetabek) have issued a "Salemba Call" to urge various parties to return Indonesian democracy and state administrati

March 12, 2024

Detik.com - March 12, 2024

Jauh Hari Wawan S, Sleman – The Gajah Mada University (UGM) academic community has issued a statement through the "Campus Accuses: Uphold Ethics and the Constitution, Strengthen Democra

March 5, 2024

South China Morning Post - March 5, 2024

Johannes Nugroho – The death of a teenage student at a pesantren (Islamic boarding school) has horrified many in Indonesia and highlighted a rising trend of violence and bullying in the

February 28, 2024

Human Rights Watch News Release - February 28, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian government should better enforce a revised state school uniform regulation to protect girls and women from being required to wear the hijab, Human Rights Watch

February 9, 2024

Jakarta Post - February 9, 2024

Jakarta – While many in the education sector are still grappling with how to keep generative artificial intelligence (AI) out of schools, students in Pekanbaru, Riau, are actively using

February 7, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 7, 2024

Jakarta – Over the past week, we have witnessed a surge of fresh criticism of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's government and the political elite ring through the halls of campuses and

February 5, 2024

Tempo - February 5, 2024

Eka Yudha, Jamal Abdun Nashr, Bagus Pribadi, Jakarta – The police are suspected of intimidating several professors and academics taking part in the current stream of criticism over the

Tempo - February 5, 2024

Yuni Rochmawati, Jakarta – Acting DG of Higher Education of the Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Ministry Nizam responded to the wave of campus criticism of the current admi

February 3, 2024

CNN Indonesia - February 3, 2024

Yogyakarta – The wave of criticism by the academic community against the leadership of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo continues to grow.

Kompas.com - February 3, 2024

Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – The Association of Indonesian Catholic Higher Education Institutions (APTIK) has asked President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to hold firmly to his oath of office as presi

February 2, 2024

Kompas.com - February 2, 2024

David Oliver Purba – The Andalas University (Unand) academic community alliance in Padang, West Sumatra, is urging President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to stop political "cawe-cawe" (meddling

Jakarta Globe - February 2, 2024

Sella Rizky Deviani, Jakarta – Education expert from Multimedia Nusantara University (UMN), Doni Koesoema, highlights the significance of presidential candidates addressing the issue of

Jakarta Globe - February 2, 2024

Aep, Bandung – The Rector of Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Reini D Wirahadikusuma, has issued an apology for the controversy related to the utilization of online loans from a p

January 30, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 30, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani is planning to introduce a student loan program funded by the Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP), modeled afte

January 26, 2024

Tempo - January 26, 2024

Anwar Siswadi, Bandung – The Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) confirmed that it cooperates with non-banking institutions, including online loan platforms, as an option for payment

January 17, 2024

Tabloid Jubi - January 17, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – The main focus of the Papua Regional Education, Library, and Archives Agency (DPPAD) in 2024 will be addressing Human Development Index, illiteracy eradication, school

December 18, 2023

Fulcrum - December 18, 2023

Leo Suryadinata – Universitas Gadjah Mada, one of Indonesia's top campuses and alma mater of the current president as well as four of the six candidates vying for the 2024 presidency an

December 8, 2023

Tempo - December 8, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology stressed that the country's Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) score in 2022,

November 25, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 25, 2023

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo conveyed heartfelt gratitude to all educators across Indonesia, saying on Saturday that his government is committed to ensuring they receive the

November 15, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - November 15, 2023

Nabire, Jubi – Teachers and students from the Titigi Catholic Education and School Foundation Elementary (SD YPPK Titigi) protested at the Intan Jaya Regent's Office in Sugapa, the capi

November 9, 2023

Tempo - November 9, 2023

Devy Ernis, Jakarta – The Indonesian Religious Affairs Ministry has translated the Quran into many regional languages through the Center for Research and Development of Lectures, Religi

November 7, 2023

Tempo - November 7, 2023

Devy Ernis, Jakarta – Expert Council of the Indonesian Teachers Union Federation (FSGI) Retno Lisyarti urged all schools in Indonesia to form a team on prevention and management against

October 25, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - October 25, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Papuans are often misconceived as having limited access to education. The director of the Institute for Human Rights Studies and Advocacy (ELSHAM) in Papua, Rev.

October 23, 2023

Tempo - October 23, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Kupang City Education Agency in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province decided to shorten class hours of elementary and junior high schools starting October 18 due to t

October 12, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - October 12, 2023

Sentani, Jubi – Andreas Swewali, the Chairman of the Indonesian Teachers Association (PGRI) in Jayapura Regency, highlighted several factors contributing to the absence of teachers at s

October 5, 2023

September 11, 2023

Tabloid JUBI - September 11, 2023

The Regent of Bintuni Bay Regency in West Papua Province, Petrus Kasihiw, has officially recognized the ancestral lands of three clans within the Moskona tribe: Masakoda, Yen, and Yec c

September 3, 2023

Tempo - September 3, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology projected that Indonesia would experience a dearth in teachers, reaching 1.3 million, in 2024 i

August 22, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - August 22, 2023

Sentani, Jubi – Yulius Kekri, the chief of Muaif Village, has made a formal request to the local Education Office to suspend the salaries of nine teachers with civil servant status who

August 1, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 1, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The government is planning to stick with its controversial zoning system for state school enrollment, arguing that it remains key to addressing Indonesia's long-s

June 26, 2023

Jakarta Globe - June 26, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Education Minister Nadiem Makarim unveiled on Monday the substantial loss of learning opportunities in Indonesia, a problem that predates the school closur

June 19, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 19, 2023

Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – The government has revoked the licenses of nearly two dozen universities engaged in fraud over the past week, adding to the hundreds it has shut down in recent

May 16, 2023

Tempo - May 16, 2023

Amy Heppy, Jakarta – Jakarta Education Agency Acting Head Syaefuloh Hidayat stated that the agency will revoke the Jakarta Smart Card (KJP) of students who are caught smoking cigarettes

May 3, 2023

Indonesia at Melbourne - May 3, 2023

Sulistyowati Irianto – Academia is no longer an attractive career path for educated Indonesians, and this spells disaster for the nation's future.

April 7, 2023

Jakarta Globe - April 7 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani recently revealed that the government has prepared a generous outlay of up to Rp 695.3 trillion ($46.5 billion) on the educati

April 6, 2023

Tempo - April 6, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for the Economy Airlangga Hartarto said Indonesia still needs 9 million digital talents to fulfill its digital economy potential of US$146 billio

March 29, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 29, 2023

BeritaSatu, Jakarta – Education Minister Nadiem Anwar Makarim has urged grade schools to remove reading, writing, and basic math skill tests from their new student admission processes.

March 22, 2023

Tempo - March 22, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology has said that more than 140,000 schools implemented the Kurikulum Merdeka (Independent Curriculum) in the

March 20, 2023

The Conversation - March 20, 2023

Maya Defianty and Kate Wilson – In an increasingly digitalised and automated world, education organisations worldwide have recognised critical thinking as a vital and valued skill in th

March 15, 2023

The Guardian - March 15, 2023

Guardian staff and agencies – Early every morning in a city in Indonesia's far east, sleepy teenagers can be seen trudging through the streets on their way to school.

March 7, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 7, 2023

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) is cooperating with more than a dozen local universities to help close the gap between employers' demands

March 6, 2023

Tempo - March 6, 2023

Tika Ayu, Jakarta – Deputy Speaker of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Yandri Susanto revealed that more than 72 percent of Indonesian Muslims cannot recite Quran in Arabic.

March 1, 2023

Tempo - March 1, 2023

Tika Ayu, Jakarta (Antara) – The East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Legislative Council (DPRD) is set to hold a meeting with the local education agency which comes after the local government issu

Tempo - March 1, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) in Indonesia, Valerie Julliand, on Tuesday highlighted the importance of education for the lives of Indonesians and for ensu

Sydney Morning Herald - March 1, 2023

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – In Kupang, in Indonesian West Timor, the first school bell of the day is now sounding far earlier than in the rest of the country.

Tempo - March 1, 2023

Tika Ayu, Jakarta – The Indonesian Teachers Union Federation (FSGI), through a statement issued by secretary general Heru Purnomo on Tuesday, criticized the latest policy introduced by

February 28, 2023

UCA News - February 28, 2023

Catholic leaders and teachers' bodies in Indonesia have decried a Christian-majority province's decision to start senior high school classes at 5 a.m.