7:49 pm February 26, 2015 | No Comment
More than 8 out of ten Indonesian children experience violence in junior high school, two international NGOs said in a report released on Thursday.
8:27 am February 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
With geothermal power an increasing commodity in Indonesia, the support New Zealand provides is of ever increasing importance.
11:00 pm February 17, 2015 | 1 Comment
Papuans and human rights advocates are fearful that President Joko Widodo’s visits and campaign promises to the province are merely ceremonial rather than indicative of real change for Papua.
6:25 pm February 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Malaysian government has finally agreed to issue a permit allowing Indonesia to establish learning centers for thousands of Indonesian children whose parents are working in oil palm plantations in Malaysian Borneo.
10:31 pm February 11, 2015 | 3 Comments
In Bogor, south of Jakarta, a small school is attempting to make a big difference to the lives of local street kids and disadvantaged teenagers.
9:57 pm February 11, 2015 | 1 Comment
At one school in Jonggol, in Bogor district, south of Jakarta, educators are taking in orphans and children whose parents are unable to pay for their education, and giving them a new lease on life.
10:25 pm February 8, 2015 | No Comment
Applications are now open for Australia Awards Scholarships for postgraduate studies commencing in 2016, the Australian embassy in Jakarta announced in the third media release in as many weeks aimed to lure Indonesian students to its universities.
3:26 pm February 6, 2015 | 102 Comments
Across a vast archipelago country with diverse sets of values and a strongly decentralised political framework — local politicians in Indonesia can be relied on to come out with the occasional bizarre idea. But a breathtakingly stupid and misogynistic bill currently being considered by backward lawmakers in East Java has raised the bar for sheer disgracefulness.
10:15 pm February 4, 2015 | No Comment
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, a UK-based international professional association, has appointed Pelita Harapan University, or UPH, as its local affiliate in Indonesia.
12:18 am February 3, 2015 | 5 Comments
Prioritizing parents, infrastructure and teacher training will be key to resuscitating Indonesia’s education sector over the next five years, says the minister for primary and secondary education, Anies Baswedan.
5:30 pm January 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesia’s education ministry will begin its plan to computerize the national school exams by piloting the new online test at 862 high schools across the archipelago.
12:07 am January 29, 2015 | 7 Comments
While private and selective public schools seem to have their pick of high-quality teachers, regular public schools often miss out on educators with proper training and qualifications.
12:06 am January 29, 2015 | 15 Comments
Industry leaders expressed several concerns on the preparedness of young Indonesians entering the labor market, according to a report launched on Wednesday by the Institute of Indonesia Chartered Accountants, or IAI, with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
9:14 am January 26, 2015 | 4 Comments
So far this year, Jakarta has been fortunate enough to escape the torrential downpours of 2007 and 2013, but the challenge still remains: How will Jakarta survive its annual flooding in years to come, as population growth remains high, urbanization continues unabated, and climate change continues to deliver intense and unpredictable weather events?
10:44 pm January 23, 2015 | 6 Comments
Bayu said he had opted to keep his three children from receiving vaccination that are designed to prevent illnesses like polio, small pox and hepatitis. Among the many theories he heard is vaccines will only make a child sicker, since they are developed from the virus. Bayu is not alone. Many, particularly in rural areas, hold the rumors and misinformation true.