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
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April 8, 2021
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Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Indonesia's Ministry of Religion Affairs has withdrawn a history textbook for Protestant students following a complaint by a Catholic priest who claimed the book c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
January 15, 2021
Jakarta – The government is recruiting a million teachers under a contract scheme. A short term solution for the matter of badly distributed quality educators.
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