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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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Lakoat Kujawas: Comfort Food and Literature from the Heart of Timor

Munching on shrimp dumplings fried in lard (babi oangke) at lively garden weddings, dipped in a tangy chili sauce bursting with flavours of Timorese cilantro, mint and...

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Trouble in Paradise: Komodo Island, Tourism and Conservation

With Komodo Island gaining popularity in recent years as a favourite expat destination, it’s easy to only come for the dragons, the diving and the divine seascapes....

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Taman Daun: The Whale Hunter’s Library and Art Space

As I first lay eyes on Taman Daun, I had to ask myself, “Where am I?” Having spent the past three months wandering through the rainforests and coastal villages of...

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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...

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Papuans Tricked into Sending Kids to Fake Schools

On February 17, police arrested a woman for holding seven Papuan children, aged four to 13, at a house on Jalan Intisari Raya in Pasar Rebo, East Jakarta. The woman,...

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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),...

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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...

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Opinion: Eradicating Poverty by Improving Education

Indonesia is the largest Southeast Asian economy with a GDP of 4.8 percent of real growth for the months of April to June in 2016. This was the strongest growth in ten...

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The Gap Between Public and Private Education in Indonesia

By and large, expats in Indonesia send their kids to private international schools. If your family is coming from a semi-developed market with a halfway decent education...

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This Entrepreneur Gives International Education to Students from All Income Levels

Since its inception in Indonesia, Singapore School Bona Vista has grabbed substantial financing from IFC, built schools across the archipelago and delivered high-quality...

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An Expat’s Guide to International Preschools in Indonesia

Moving to a foreign country and raising your kids there can be a big challenge. An even bigger challenge will be searching for the right preschool for your kids in that...

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Ambassador Urges Locals to Study in US, Students Rethink Options Over Travel Ban

US Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr. says the embassy in the country has been working hard to increase the number of Indonesian students who want to pursue...

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Education Ministry to Consolidate Social Aid Data

The Ministry of Education and Culture has been assigned to distribute Smart Indonesia Cards (also known as KIP) to disadvantaged students.