Indonesia

Total population (in thousands) 257,564 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 71,7326 (2015)
Out-of-school children 2,644,527 (2015)
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Earthquake in Indonesia rattles schools and students

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Aceh, Indonesia last Wednesday has not only left more than 100 dead and nearly 84,000 homeless, ...
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Education a casualty of earthquake in Indonesia’s Aceh – aid agencies

HONG KONG, Dec 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Last week's earthquake in Indonesia's northern province of Aceh damaged dozens of ...
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Philippines loses at least P22B in GDP due to school dropouts — UNESCO

THE Philippines loses billions of pesos every year in foregone earnings due to out-of-school-children, a study made by the United ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

Learning about tolerance in Jakarta’s inclusive sports festival for children

Following similar festivals held in Pasuruan, Bone and Subang, an inclusive sports festival for children was held for the first ...
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Indonesia: Learning to meet the needs of disabled children

"Siti is the 10th and final participating teacher in the #TeacherTuesday campaign. She works in a school supported by Save the Children ...
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Emergency

 

Earthquake in Indonesia rattles schools and students

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Aceh, Indonesia last Wednesday has not only left more than 100 dead and nearly 84,000 homeless, ...
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Education a casualty of earthquake in Indonesia’s Aceh – aid agencies

HONG KONG, Dec 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Last week's earthquake in Indonesia's northern province of Aceh damaged dozens of ...
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Gender

 

In Indonesia, learning about gender equality from an early age

At the PAUD KM 0 ‘Mekar Asih’ early childhood education centre in Jakarta, Indonesia, a girl is dressed up as ...
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ICT in Education

 

New but old trend in education

Nowadays, our lives are practically dependent on the ubiquity of Information Communications Technology (ICT). The dependence on ICT is so ...
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Digital literacy: A growing demand

Information technology has become a necessity in our classrooms. The break-neck speed at which technological innovations are changing business and ...
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Microsoft names leading education innovators in Asia-Pacific

Microsoft Asia-Pacific recently announced its 2014-2015 class of education innovators featuring 23 Microsoft Showcase Schools and 173 Microsoft Innovative Educator ...
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Innovative Financing

 

How Indonesia is improving the quality of its education

This year, Indonesia celebrates the first decade of its school grant scheme BOS (Bantuan Operasional Sekolah). The program aims to ...
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Community grants for the next generation

"Governments and donors are searching for the most effective ways to distribute development aid. Some suggest that local communities should ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

Indonesia: Quality learning and teachers’ professional development: Two sides of the same coin

Educational technology will be for naught in supporting quality learning unless the professional development of teachers is taken into account ...
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FLS in Action: Regional Planning Workshop to Expand Flexible Learning Strategies for Out-of-School Children in ASEAN

ognizant of the need to expand the provision of FLS in the ASEAN region, UNESCO Bangkok will organise a two-day ...
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Mother Tongue

 

Lobbying for English in Indonesia denies children mother-tongue education

Indonesia's new primary school curriculum has been lambasted for 'dropping' English, but its real failure is to deny children in ...
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Partnership

 

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Policy and Curriculum

 

Indonesia: Low-cost private schools – an option

THE poor quality of schools is a concern in Indonesia. The country has not performed satisfactorily on international ranking scores and ...
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Free school meals help Indonesian children stand tall, more focused in class

It was a simple lunch: fried noodles, a piece of fried chicken and a banana. But for Safira, an elfin ...
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Five ways to improve parenting education in Indonesia

There is a dynamic and growing energy in Indonesia focusing on parenting education, particularly for low-income families. However, little is ...
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Private Sector

 

A New Branch for J-PAL!

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) has expanded to Southeast Asia. Based at the University of Indonesia (UI), it ...
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Teacher

 

Schools Are Missing What Matters About Learning

When Orville Wright, of the Wright brothers fame, was told by a friend that he and his brother would always ...
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Former Child Bride Is Pedaling Her Way To A Brighter Future

At 14, Jenipher Sanni married a man who already had a wife and kids. He yelled at her a lot ...
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India: Why the world’s biggest school system is failing its pupils

ON THE ground floor of a primary school in Jaipur in the state of Rajasthan, five dozen pupils wait for ...
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