Friday, 6 December 2019
Indonesian students' competency scores in reading, mathematics, and science in 2018 were lower than in similar assessment in the previous three years. Instead of improving, last year's reading skill score was equivalent to 2000. Why did Indonesian students’ assessment results in the global study, held every three years, drop significantly?
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.
Wednesday, 9 October 2019
The latest research by RISE Programme in Indonesia (RISE) on teacher recruitment policies and practices further emphasise the muddle in teacher governance policies. The next question is, is it true that the main problem for our teachers rests in the poor selection process for prospective teachers, which results in a less quality learning process?
Wednesday, 7 August 2019
The gap in quality between schools in this country is also very large and has not been resolved to date. One reason is that the stakeholders and policy makers in Indonesia have been shackled by the illusion of progress for so long, which manifests itself in the rise of isomorphic mimicry.