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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.

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British Council Pushes to Empower Indonesian Teachers and Students

The British Council-Indonesia partnered with HSBC and set a character-building programme for local teachers, principals and high school students.

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Aceh Earthquake Cripples Education, Raises Major Concern

Disaster aid groups have raised their concern over the Aceh earthquake last December 7 that damaged several schools, which they fear will cripple the children’s...

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Militant Islamic Group Forces Christian School to Remove Ad with Student in Hijab

After a Christmas service in Bandung was forcibly shut down by Islamic hardliners early last week, another militant Islamic group in Yogyakarta pressed a Christian...