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EDUCATION – FOR ADULTS ONLY

Warning: The following article contains mature subject matter. Reader discretion is advised. Back at the dawn of human evolution men were simple hunter-gatherers. There...

Get Smarter in Bali

Education is playing an increasingly important role in making Indonesia more competitive, and a variety of centres on the island of Bali are allowing students of all...

Indonesian Students in United States at a 13-Year High

Indonesians studying in the United States is now at a 13-year high with almost 9,000 students currently in the country, according to a US State Department report. The...

Moazzam Malik: the British Ambassador Who Wants to Make a Difference in Education

Singapore National Academy had the pleasure of hosting the British Ambassador to Indonesia for around 90 minutes during which we had a chance to show him our facilities...

Indonesia Needs to Invest in Teachers to Improve Education Quality, says World Bank

The Indonesian government must invest in teachers and reform the teaching profession that in order to improve the quality of the country’s education, according to...

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...

Teaching in Indonesia’s Largest Trash Dump

Local organization Pesta Pendidikan is honoring the hardwork and service of teachers in Bantar Gebang, West Java, a community built in and around a landfill, by...

Meeting the Needs of the Future Labour Market With Indonesia Education Partnerships

Not only expat directors of companies in Indonesia know that finding qualified human capacity is challenging – especially for skilled positions and middle management...

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.

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....

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...

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...