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
Education & Vocational Training
July 16, 2021
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
April 7, 2021
Jakarta is today starting a trial reopening of 85 schools ahead of a nationwide resumption of face-to-face learning in July.
April 6, 2021
Hendro D Situmorang, Jakarta – Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim called for more innovations at schools and campuses in hopes to instill creativity and analytical thinking w
April 1, 2021
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Epidemiologist from the University of Indonesia, Tri Yunis Miko Wahyono, said that the Jakarta government's plan to conduct a trial reopening of schools is still p
March 12, 2021
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said many jobs will no longer be needed and exist in the future, creating a drastic change in labor market.
March 10, 2021
Indonesian children will have to continue to learn about their respective faiths until at least 2035 despite concerns that religious studies was going to be dropped from the national cu
March 6, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Indonesia's Ministry of Religion Affairs has withdrawn a history textbook for Protestant students following a complaint by a Catholic priest who claimed the book c
March 1, 2021
Jakarta – The government has recently kicked off the second phase of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout which includes public service workers, senior citizens, as well as teachers and educati
February 24, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo hopes schools can reopen for the new school year in July, as the government recently began administering Covid-19 vaccine sh
February 22, 2021
Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – We all know that we will die someday, but we never thought death could come today.
February 15, 2021
A contract teacher in Bone, South Sulawesi was reportedly fired for posting about her relatively small pay on social media, her case drawing sympathy for non-permanent educators from ma
February 11, 2021
Rini Kustiani, Jakarta – Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim launched the Kampus Mengajar or Teaching Campus program as part of the Merdeka Belajar (Freedom Campus) policy alo
February 3, 2021
Jakarta – The government's decision to go ahead with the appointment of a problematic university rector sends the wrong message to the public. The quality of research is at stake.
January 25, 2021
Sienna Curnow & Elena Couper, Jakarta – While Covid-19 numbers explode in Indonesia and settle in Australia, the fate of the international students caught in between remains unclear
Education officials in the city of Padang, West Sumatra are under pressure to review a discriminatory rule after a student at public vocational high school complained that she was made