Category: Education

International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Curriculum – What’s the Difference?

Any parent looking to send their child to a good school will have to make a tough decision; which curriculum to choose? The International Baccalaureate and Cambridge...

Finding the Right Preschool in Jakarta

I have noticed that working and non-working parents in Jakarta usually have their children cared for by nannies at home in the early months following birth, and then...

A Guide to Being an Expat Student in Indonesia

There is more to National Plus schools in Indonesia than meets the eye. Of course, there are the things they tell you on their websites: the fees, the curriculum, the...

International Student Experiences – From Indonesia to The Netherlands

Ratih Nawangwulan believes The Netherlands has a far superior education system compared to most other countries, which is what drew her to the city of Wageningen, a...

Holistic Education–Going Beyond Academics

Foreword by: Joel Grant, Operations Manager of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation Not all learning happens in the classroom. In today’s...

Different Realities Face Indonesians at Home and Abroad

Whether for study or work, having travelled away from Indonesia can help Indonesian nationals acquire a better perspective for the betterment of the nation. For Jane...

AIS Indonesia’s Scholarship Programme 2018: How to Apply

AIS Indonesia, one of the archipelago’s leading international schools, has offered a financial help for students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma...

Teachers Criminalised Under Child Protection Act: Legal Claim

A group of teachers is taking on the law in the Constitutional Court with a case claiming the criminalisation of teaching under the Child Protection Act after a string...

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Fake Diplomas Reflect Indonesia’s Broken Education System

With chop shops camouflaged as “foreign-licensed” universities or “economic institutes”, the demand for fake diplomas is growing in Indonesia.

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Indonesia, UK to Spend More on National Science Projects

Knowledge and innovation are keys to improving national wealth. This year, Indonesia and the UK will shell out Rp.132 billion for research projects.

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Australia Urges Free Trade Partnership to Include Education

As part of the free trade deal that both countries are banking on finalising within the year, Australia urges the inclusion of the education sector, with the Land Down...

The Fight against Bullying in Indonesia

For many students across the archipelago and around the world, bullying has become a cultural norm, ranging from name-calling to physical abuse. So why is Indonesia...

How Cabinet Reshuffles Have Affected Indonesia’s Education Reform

In less than three years, Indonesia has seen big changes in its education system. After three primary education ministers took office (each with different agendas),...

A Shortlist of Indonesia’s Best International Schools

When it comes to education, most parents want to provide their children with the kind they truly deserve. Naturally, they want their kids to be happy and safe, have...