Category: Education

Education Ministry dispatches 970 Indonesian students to 28 countries

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Minister of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Nadiem Anwar Makarim has dispatched 970 Indonesian students to participate in exchange programs at 59 world-class universities in 28 countries. “I congratulate the 970 students from 98 universities in Indonesia who have passed the selection program of the Indonesia International Student Mobility Award

Ministries seek to boost digital literacy among madrasa students

The Communication and Information Technology Ministry and the Religious Affairs Ministry are working together to help madrasa students gain digital literacy skills. “We conduct the National Digital Literacy Movement (GNLD) given we are in the process of digital transformation. We know that the key to (digital transformation) success is by

22,000 university students to teach school children in 491 regions

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology has said it is sending 22 thousand university students to teach at 3,593 primary and junior high schools in 491 cities and districts nationwide. The university students are part of the second batch of the Kampus Mengajar (Campus Teaching)

Jokowi pushes flexibility, progressive approach to higher education

Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has asked higher education institutions not to fence or limit disciplines or subjects too rigidly so that learning can stay relevant to the dynamics of industrial needs. “Don’t be too stiff on the disciplines (subjects). If so, not only the graduates who try

Higher education institutions should elevate use of technology: Jokowi

Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said that Indonesian higher educational institutions need to strengthen their position as technological education institutions. The statement was made by Widodo in his opening address at the 2021 Indonesian Rector Forum, streamed from the Presidential Secretariat YouTube channel in Jakarta on Tuesday. The

Education Ministry conducts English assessment for English teachers

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology and the British Council Indonesia Foundation conducted a test to evaluate the English skills of thousands of teachers nationwide. At a press conference on Thursday, Dr Praptono, the ministry’s director of teacher and professional education, emphasized the importance of