Sunday, 23 February 2020
Data from the Ministry of Education and Culture shows the number of teachers in Indonesia is more than three million. Roughly 1.6 million teachers are civil servants, while the rest are on non-permanent employment—widely known as contract or honorary teachers.
Monday, 16 December 2019
Hikmat Hardono (Chairperson of Indonesia Mengajar, Member of RISE Programme in Indonesia Advisory Board) invites us to rethink the concept of student attendance and the one-size-fits-all policy that is still Jakartacentric even though students' conditions differ from Sabang to Merauke.
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
During the commemoration of the Teachers’ Day on November 25, Indonesia’s newly appointed Minister of Education and Culture Nadiem Makarim asked teachers to become the agents of change for the freedom to learn in the country.
Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Teacher competence and professionalism play an important role in the success of student learning. As long as the government does not prioritise improving the quality of teachers or mapping the competence of teachers, it is difficult to imagine that the quality of education in Indonesia will be better.