How have schools, children and parents responded to the challenges of Covid-19? What are the likely implications of prolonged home schooling for Indonesian children? Dr Dirk Tomsa chats to Dr Vina Adriany in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.
Dr Dina Afrianty, Slamet Thohari, Tommy Firmanda and Mahalli write that the Covid-19 pandemic may force teachers to get up to speed with technology that can improve access to education for students with disabilities.
Prominent public intellectual and leading critic of the Soeharto regime Arief Budiman died on 23 April. Professor Vedi Hadiz reflects on the life of the dissident academic and Foundation Professor of Indonesian Studies at the University of Melbourne.
A laughable claim about the danger of falling pregnant in swimming pools raises serious concerns about the state of adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Indonesia, writes SurveyMETER’s Dwi Oktarina
The government has recently implemented a new school zoning policy in an attempt to reduce educational inequality. It’s a good start, writes Senza Arsendy, but more work is needed to ensure all students have access to quality education.
How much do parents’ education levels affect the schooling of their children? Senza Arsendy presents the results of a recent study showing that despite concerns over the impact of growing economic inequality, educational mobility increased from 1997 to 2015.