Dec 05, 2021 Last Updated 12:15 AM, Dec 1, 2021

Education

A house of cards?

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the exploitation of non-formal early childhood educators 

Passing it on

On a recent study trip, journalism student Lisa Favazzo met two people giving back to their communities in extraordinary ways

Is education the golden plough?

Flores youth migrate for education, but are their university degrees worth the investment?

Diversity, but how exactly?

Lessons and beliefs on inter-religious mixing can get messy for youth in Manado

Essay: Harmony versus hate

Masykuri Bakri doesn’t fit the stereotype for a moderate Muslim leader

The Floating School

A mobile school in South Sulawesi offers new horizons to young islanders

Fighting apathy, seeking engagement

Students have mixed feelings about a mandatory community service program at Indonesian universities

Hope in the darkness

A Hazara fleeing persecution has dedicated her life in Indonesia to helping her fellow refugees in Bogor

Farmers’ worst enemy

Over-use of pesticides is making the crops ‘sick’, but only farmers educated about the environment understand this

Fighting for existence

Environmental education is empowering rural youth to protect their hamlet from a luxury resort project 

A write-off

School textbooks in Indonesia fail to teach environmental sustainability

Environmental child soldiers

Surabayan children are fighting to improve their local environment

An urgent need for Environmental Education

Can Indonesia save its beauty and biodiversity through Environmental Education?

Essay: ‘Harvard’ and ‘Cambridge’ at your doorstep

Pare’s English language school grew out of a tutoring job and is now attracting thousands

Resisting limbo

Self-organisation amongst refugees in Indonesia

Making their way

Indonesia needs to create better pathways from school to work

Where to now for the MDGs in Indonesia?

The Millennium Development Goals addressed the basic development needs of Indonesia, but tackling poverty now requires a more complex strategy

Quantity but not quality

Indonesia is on track to achieve universal primary education, but questions remain about the quality of education

Platitudes of Papua

It’s easy to blame the central government for all of Papua’s problems, but it’s also inaccurate

Café culture

The changing socio-economic status of Yogyakarta’s students threatens the survival of one of the city’s icons

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