RISE Programme in Indonesia invited children in one of its study area to sing the song "The Teacher We're Waiting For". This is their tribute for all teachers on the National Teacher's Day. Happy National Teacher's Day to all teachers in Indonesia! Keep teaching, educating, and inspiring!
These children were so excited when they were invited to sing "My Dear Teacher" for their teachers. Did you know that "My Dear Teacher", the go-to song for celebrating the National Teacher's Day in Indonesia, is composed by Melly Goeslaw, an Indonesian well-known singer and composer?
To support the efforts to increase teacher competence to teach, educate, and inspire, RISE organized an education talk. This event served as a place for education practitioners to share their innovations in learning and their experiences as educators.
RISE Programme in Indonesia has conducted a research on Functional Training in In-Service Teacher Professional Development (PKB) for elementary teachers in September-November 2018 in three locations: Kebumen District, Gorontalo District, and Yogyakarta City. The study aims to explore the advantages of PKB, as well as the challenges and problems faced in improving the competence and professionalism of teachers.
School and education are two things that cannot be separated. In commemoration of National Education Day, we asked 11 elementary and junior high school students in Jakarta, about what they like most about school. Check out their answers!
For Marda (32), a teacher at an elementary school in Lombok, being a teacher is both an opportunity as well as a challenge to be able to contribute to the development of students. Marda shared with RISE some of her experience about being a teacher and the qualities she believes every teacher must possess.
Access to education is still a challenge in many remote areas in Indonesia. In schools with difficult access, teachers hold a vital role to ensure that students come to school and study until they complete basic education. This story from a school at the hillside is an example.
Doni Kusuma Albertus (MoEC’s Center of Policy Analysis and Synchronization) shared his view towards the challenges of education in Indonesia we are currently facing and what we have to do to tackle it during RISE Programme discussion on 19 September 2018.
Arsyad Iriansyah from the Semua Murid Semua Guru (All Students All Teachers) movement shared about the biggest challenge of education in Indonesia today, during the RISE Programme discussion on 19 September 2018.
Sari Soegondo from Indonesia Communications (moderator of RISE Programme discussion on 19 September 2018) shared her opinion about the event and the improvement of education in Indonesia today.