Jakarta – The Aceh administration has issued standard operating procedures for schools as it seeks to resume in-person learning during the pandemic.
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November 15, 2020
November 11, 2020
Jakarta – Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Anwar Makarim has allowed some students in certain regions to go to school, antaranews.com reported.
November 10, 2020
Jakarta – Mauren Akolo, a sixth-grader on Nuruwe Island of West Seram, Maluku, had a fun time at the beach on Monday since 7 a.m., as the school day was not as strict as usual.
October 31, 2020
Jakarta – A junior high school student in Tarakan, North Kalimantan, committed suicide on Tuesday reportedly as a result of stress he faced as a result of remote learning, the Indonesia
October 27, 2020
Arjuni Rahmi Barasa and Shintia Revina – Even before this year's Covid-19 pandemic, Indonesian students' academic performance lagged behind their peers in other countries.
The struggles of online learning in Indonesia is such that, seven months into the pandemic, less privileged students are still unable to access their study materials.
October 22, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government has allocated Rp 2.6 trillion (US$177 million) to support pesantren (Islamic boarding schools) as part of the government's broader efforts t
October 11, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The Education and Culture Ministry has been roundly criticized by academics and teachers for issuing a letter on Friday calling on university students no
October 7, 2020
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Omnibus Law on Job Creation which was recently passed by the parliament apparently included the cluster of education.
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The newly passed Job Creation Law still contains several controversial education provisions that were previously said to have been dropped from the bill followi
October 5, 2020
Dian Erika Nugraheny, Jakarta – Academics from 30 tertiary education institutions have signed a statement rejecting the Omnibus Law on Job Creation which was only just enacted by the Ho
September 25, 2020
Jakarta – An Islamic boarding school in North Purwokerto, Banyumas, Central Java, has been closed temporarily after 127 students tested positive for COVID-19.
Jakarta – The House of Representatives and the government agreed to drop provisions on education from the omnibus bill on job creation on Thursday."The government, represented by the Of
September 24, 2020
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – The start of the 2020 academic year was like no other, especially for freshmen.
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – A coalition of educational institutions that includes the academic branches of Indonesia's two largest Muslim groups, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Muhammadiyah
September 17, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Indonesian lawmakers and academics have demanded education issues be scrapped from the omnibus bill on job creation, arguing that some provisions within the dra
September 15, 2020
Yuddy Budiman Cahya and Tommy Andriansyah, Jakarta – When the coronavirus pandemic forced Indonesian schools to shut, it exposed how millions of households in the south-east Asian count
September 10, 2020
One of the barriers to online learning in Indonesia has been internet access for many less privileged students.
September 4, 2020
A group of lecturers at Jakarta State University (UNJ) have voiced their opposition to the university's plan to award honorary doctorates to Vice President Ma'ruf Amin and State-Owned E
Friski Riana, Jakarta – The Jakarta State University (UNJ) lecturers alliance on Friday demands for campus officials to cancel granting the honorary title to Vice President Ma'ruf Amin
September 2, 2020
Health authorities have placed the Darussalam Blokagung Banyuwangi Islamic Boarding School in East Java under quarantine after nearly 100 students test positive for COVID-19.
September 1, 2020
Jakarta – The South Tangerang administration announced that a new COVID-19 cluster has emerged after a number of staff members and teachers in one school in the city tested positive for
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – The government's plan to fund schoolchildren's access to the internet in support of online-based learning has spotlighted the social gaps that children l
August 28, 2020
Nina A. Loasana, Jakarta – Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim has denied that the emergence of new COVID-19 clusters at schools is a result of schools reopening.