12:44 pm May 25, 2015 | 6 Comments
President Joko Widodo on Monday officially deployed 798 teachers to schools in four provinces around the country. The almost 800 educators will be teaching at schools in Aceh, East Nusa Tenggara, Papua and West Papua provinces for the next five years.
11:36 am May 14, 2015 | 67 Comments
Asian nations make up the entire top 5 of best performers in the biggest-ever school rankings compiled by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, but Indonesia was placed in the bottom ten.
6:36 pm May 7, 2015 | 4 Comments
Malang District Court on Thursday acquitted all four defendants in the 2013 death of a university freshman after prosecutors failed to secure the family’s permission to conduct an autopsy of the victim's body.
9:43 am April 30, 2015 | 2 Comments
The Indonesian government must alter its education system at formal schools to bolster its young workforce for the full implementation of the Asean Economic Community at the end of this year, when workers from across the region are expected to compete for jobs in a borderless market.
11:32 pm April 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
Despite the staggeringly high number of active smokers in Indonesia, most people support the use of health warnings on cigarette packaging depicting often disturbing images of tobacco-related diseases and agree the size of the pictures should be increased, a survey has found.
9:51 pm April 23, 2015 | 25 Comments
Police in the capital have said they will investigate the organizers of a high school graduation party which listed "bikinis" as the dress code, although presumably only for female attendees.
9:17 pm April 21, 2015 | 7 Comments
A national adolescent sexual and reproductive health conference hosted by five civil society organizations hopes to be the start of a movement educating Indonesia’s youth about the importance of staying sexually safe and healthy.
9:36 pm April 19, 2015 | 1 Comment
As the world’s top businesspeople begun the World Economic Forum in Jakarta on Sunday, the 60th commemoration of the Asian-African Conference kicked off in the Indonesian capital on the same day, a testament to Indonesia’s rising clout at the global level.
4:20 pm April 17, 2015 | 4 Comments
Education and Culture Minister Anies Baswedan will file a lawsuit against a teacher who stole and uploaded national examination materials to Google Drive, a file storage service.
5:17 pm April 16, 2015 | 4 Comments
Police on Thursday raided an office of the state printing company in Central Jakarta after the Ministry of Education and Culture reported that material from Indonesia's dreaded national exam had been stolen and uploaded illegally to Google Drive.
10:29 pm April 14, 2015 | 16 Comments
Indonesia has achieved only half of the global target for early childhood education, while its rate of primary school enrollment has dropped and the number of primary school-aged children not in school has doubled since 2010.
4:56 pm April 13, 2015 | 4 Comments
Over 1.5 million high school students across the country on Monday began taking the National Examination, with hundreds of schools using a computer-based system for the first time.
11:40 pm April 12, 2015 | 4 Comments
Emerging nations such as Indonesia stand to gain enormously from new technology because they can leap-frog more developed economies.