Jakarta – The government is recruiting a million teachers under a contract scheme. A short term solution for the matter of badly distributed quality educators.
Education & Vocational Training
January 15, 2021
January 4, 2021
Jakarta – An associate dean at state-run Padjadjaran University in Bandung, West Java, was demoted on Monday after the management learned that he has links with now-defunct Hizbut Tahri
Padang – Tan Malaka's heirs want the historical struggle of one of the Indonesian Republic's initiators to be included in school history lessons.
December 29, 2020
Jakarta – As the government has allowed schools to reopen in January, the National Child Protection Commission (KPAI) conducted a survey to learn about the student's point of view on th
December 25, 2020
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The University of North Sumatra (USU), located in the provincial capital of Medan, has opened an investigation into rector-elect Muryanto Amin for alleged plagi
Jakarta – The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and forced many to adapt to new situations, causing stress and mental health problems.
December 24, 2020
Laurens Ikinia – As late South African President Nelson Mandela said: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Papuan Governor Lukas Enembe also be
December 23, 2020
Aditya Alta and Daya Sudrajat – Governments around the world subsidise study abroad programs with various motives: to promote cultural exchange, contribute to the development of recipie
December 22, 2020
Jakarta – The government has announced that schools could reopen in January if local administrations, schools and parents agreed to resume classroom learning.
Jakarta – Sixty teachers have tested positive for the coronavirus out of 2,600 teachers who took part a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing program by the local COVID-19 task force
December 21, 2020
Jakarta – As Indonesia seeks ways to reopen schools in January, an expert has reminded the government and the public that such an approach carries the high risk of COVID-19 transmission
December 15, 2020
Jakarta – Authorities in Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra, are still considering the school reopening plan.
December 9, 2020
Yogyakarta – Further discussion is needed regarding the reopening of schools to decide on the right steps so as not to further spread the coronavirus, an expert has said.
Jakarta – The Indonesian Teachers Association (PGRI) of Bogor has requested the central government to vaccinate teachers prior to school reopening.
December 8, 2020
Jakarta – The government must check the readiness of each school throughout the country before embarking on the controversial school reopening plan amid the recent spike in new COVID-19
December 4, 2020
Jakarta – The government should not allow schools in high-risk COVID-19 areas to reopen for in-class learning, Network for Education Watch Indonesia (JPPI) has said.
December 2, 2020
Jakarta – Reopening schools will lead to an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Indonesian Pediatric Society (IDAI) has stated.
December 1, 2020
Eisya A. Eloksari, Jakarta – Poor internet connection and lack of digital device accessibility are still impeding distance learning as the pandemic continues.
Jakarta – Monash University, one of the highest-ranked universities in Australia, has acquired a license from the Education and Culture Ministry and plans to open Indonesia's first inte
November 30, 2020
Jakarta – Although the central government has given regional administrations the option to reopen schools in 2021, a recent study by the Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) ha
November 25, 2020
Jakarta – National COVID-19 task force spokesperson Wiku Adisasmito has warned of potential new clusters emerging at schools, after the central government gave regional administrations
November 22, 2020
Jakarta – As the central government plans to reopen schools for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year, the National Child Protection Commission (KPAI) is urging it to focus on prep
November 20, 2020
Sausan Atika, Jakarta – Like many parents during the COVID-19 pandemic, Siti Masita, 36, sits with her 8-year-old daughter during remote learning sessions every weekday.
Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim today announced that schools across Indonesia can reopen and conduct face-to-face learning starting January, provided that they fulfill the
November 17, 2020
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – The Jakarta Students Federation (Fijar) in Tuesday's demonstration in front of the Education and Culture Ministry headquarters demanded free education be prioritiz