Category Archive: Education

Supporting Children in Indonesia

Child Support Foundation Indonesia is a non-profit organisation which founders are active in Indonesia for 25 years.  The core business is financial adoption of schoolchildren. Thanks to the contributions of hundreds of adoptive parents,… Continue reading

Back to School for Foreign Workers?

A draft government regulation that will require foreigners to master the Indonesian language before they are able to obtain a work permit here has elicited incredulity and skepticism from members of the local… Continue reading

Killing part 2: The Look of Silence

Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence is a stunning companion piece, or possibly narrative development, to that extraordinary 2012 documentary The Act Of Killing. Its enigmatic title may indicate the numb silence which… Continue reading

The Graduate

To make Indonesia a better country, we have to develop ourselves through education. I can already see that the current education system is much better than the Dutch colonial era. Hermain Tjiknang the… Continue reading

Domestic violence became illegal in Indonesia in 2004

    From 2010 to 2013, over 10,000 men in six countries across Asia and the Pacific were interviewed using the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence household survey on men’s perpetration… Continue reading

Kuwait hands over Mubarikiya school to Indonesia

Kuwait Red Crescent Society has completed the structure of Al-Mubarikiya School and handed it over to Banda Aceh province, located at the northwestern tip of Indonesia. Handing over the school comes as part… Continue reading

University Students Consider Selling Kidneys to Cover School Costs

Five students studying at Brawijaya University’s Faculty of Social and Political sciences have offered to sell their kidneys in a desperate attempt to pay for their school costs and continue their studies. Protesting… Continue reading

Building from the inside

Indonesia’s GDP grew at a CAGR of 5.6% for a total of $890.67 billion at current prices in 2012. The country is recognized for its strong economic growth, prudent fiscal management, and a… Continue reading

Telkom IndiSchool

Telkom says it will install 100,000 WiFi hot spots at select schools across the country this year. Telkom said each school would be equipped with three or four hot spots, with installation costing around… Continue reading