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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Situation Analysis of Out-of-School Children in Nine Southeast Asian Countries

In an effort to assist the countries in Southeast Asia to develop more robust policies and programmes for out-of-school children ...
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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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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

 

Child brides: Why underage girls are marrying in Indonesia

Aulia* was 15 when she was married. There wasn't a lot of choice. She had been dating Arief, a sweet-faced ...
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Indonesia: Education key to more women in SE Asia workforce

MANILA - Education is key to growing the participation of Southeast Asian women in the labor force, an Indonesian business ...
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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

 

Situation Analysis of Out-of-School Children in Nine Southeast Asian Countries

In an effort to assist the countries in Southeast Asia to develop more robust policies and programmes for out-of-school children ...
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Education user committee improves teacher service performance in a remote Indonesian village

Chair and members of the Education User Committee announce the teachers’ performance scores in a meeting attended by the representatives ...
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Tapping the potential of Indonesia’s Village Law to increase quality of Early Childhood Education

Indonesia continues to make strides in expanding access to early childhood education (ECE) across its vast archipelago, now reaching some 70.1% ...
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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

 

Why school management matters even more than we thought

Good management in schools has a stronger effect than class sizes or quality teaching, according to new international research The ...
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Seven Qualities That Promote Teacher Leadership in Schools

By Katrina Schwartz MARCH 16, 2016 There’s a growing consensus among students, parents, teachers and education leaders that the current education system ...
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Teaching and Learning in a Post-Truth World

Renee Hobbs It's time for schools to upgrade and reinvest in media literacy lessons. In the summer of 2016, I ...
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