Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Tuesday officially ratified the Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No.
Education & Vocational Training
September 14, 2021
September 9, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has suspended the introduction of a regulation deemed by critics to discriminate against small private schools after a flood of protests
September 7, 2021
Jakarta – The government is calling for parents to get their kids aged 12-17 years vaccinated against Covid-19 immediately as schools reopen their doors.
September 3, 2021
Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Schools have been reopening in a number of Indonesian regions this week with health protocols in place, particularly throughout the most populous island of Jav
September 1, 2021
Friski Riana, Jakarta – Education, Cultural, Research, and Technology Minister Nadiem Makarim on Tuesday has officially disbanded the National Education Standards Agency (BSNP), which w
August 30, 2021
Jakarta – Indonesia's capital Jakarta reopened 600 of its schools on Monday (Aug 30) as coronavirus restrictions eased, though a teacher federation urged caution and warned of clusters
August 26, 2021
Jakarta – The government is ramping up the Covid-19 vaccine rollout for students to prepare for limited in-person classes in areas with less restrictive curbs.
August 19, 2021
Anne Suryani and Ahmad Bukhori Muslim – The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in abrupt shifts in schooling practices across the world, including in Indonesia.
August 18, 2021
Ryan Dagur – A surge in Covid-19 cases triggered by the highly transmissible Delta variant has prompted the Timor-Leste government to close schools barely a month after easing restricti
August 16, 2021
Ryan Dagur – The archbishop of Dili hopes that Timor-Leste's first Catholic university will open this year after he met with Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak.
August 6, 2021
Theo Kelen, Keerom – For Bertho, David, and Yunitha, going to school takes a lot of struggle, literally.
July 31, 2021
Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Indonesian mother Ekarina resorted to private tutors to teach her only daughter, Athira, from February this year as kindergartens were shut due to the Covid-19
July 30, 2021
Friski Riana, Jakarta – The Association for Education and Teachers (P2G) asked the Minister of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Nadiem Makarim to cancel the plan to conduct
July 19, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Dili Archdiocese in Timor-Leste has asked the government for permission to establish the country's first Catholic university by upgrading the status of a pastoral
July 16, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Many primary and secondary schools forced to close for months in Catholic-majority Timor-Leste's worst-hit Covid-19 areas will be allowed to reopen next week, the
June 15, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Catholic-majority Timor-Leste has launched a Covid-19 vaccination drive targeting students and lecturers to speed up efforts to reopen universities.
June 10, 2021
Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – School bells finally have rung once again as the Jakarta Education Agency kicked off the second phase of school reopening on Wednesday.
June 9, 2021
June 7, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Face-to-face learning at schools will resume in the new academic year in July 2021.
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Maria Fatima Bona, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday gave his approval for in person learning in the upcoming academic year starting in July with
May 19, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Catholic-majority Timor-Leste has launched a special scholarship program for more than 900 students from disadvantaged families as part of government efforts to pr
May 6, 2021
Indonesia's Culture, Education, Research and Technology Minister Nadiem Makarim is insisting on resuming face-to-face learning in schools in July, despite great concerns that reopening
April 30, 2021
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria said the city government had not received negative reports in the first phase of the back-to-school trial (PTM).
April 28, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The European Union, or EU, has extended its support for higher education in the Asean region until the end of 2022, helping keep running a program that all
April 8, 2021
Naaman Zhou – Monash University in Melbourne has signed a formal agreement with the Indonesian government to strengthen ties between the two countries as Australian universities try to