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Part-time Teachers Demand Civil Servant Promotion

July 30, 2010

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Fifty protesters representing over 18,000 part-time teachers in South Sulawesi have demanded that the government promote them as civil servants, especially those of them who have worked for years and passed certification tests. In Makassar alone, said the protesters calling themselves IGHI (Association of Indonesia Part-time Teachers), there are over 5,600 part-time teachers. They asked […]

No Suspect in School Fund Graft Case Yet

July 30, 2010

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The Jakarta Prosecutor Office has yet to name a suspect in its ongoing investigation on alleged school operational assistance (BOS) fund corruption in SDN RSBI 012 Rawamangun in East Jakarta. The Prosecutor Office head Sudibyo said they still need to trace the fund flow and that they did not set any deadline for the investigation. […]

Integrating Disaster Risks Reduction into School Curriculum

July 30, 2010

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Indonesian schools would be integrating disaster risk reduction into their curriculum starting this year, said Bambang Indriyanto, the secretary of Directorate General of Elementary and Secondary Education Management. This is done as part of a collaboration program between the Ministry of National Education and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). UNDP Assistant Country Director Kristanto […]

Jakarta Education Office Gets Giant Cotton Bud

July 30, 2010

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Five anti-corruption activists and parents of students at two state schools (SDN RSBI 012 Rawamangun and SMPN 99) in Jakarta have staged a theatrical protest against the Jakarta’s Education Office (Disdik) by giving it a giant ear-cleaning cotton bud for failing to be responsive to several corruption cases in schools that they have repeatedly reported […]

SDN RSBI 012 Teachers-Parents Feud Continues

July 30, 2010

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The showdown between some parents of students and teachers at elementary school SDN RSBI 012 Rawamangun in East Jakarta over an alleged corruption case continued Wednesday with NGO activists backing the parents staged a demonstration at the Pulogadung Education Agency. The parents demanded the agency’s head of elementary education unit, Usman, to resign for threatening […]

S-1 Program Unlicensed, Graduation Uncertain

July 30, 2010

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Forty-two students of the Cendrawasih University’s faculty of social sciences in Papua could not get their graduation although they have completed their studies for newly-created undergraduate degree in office administration. University Deputy Rector Festus Simbiak said the faculty had been too sure that it would get a government license (issued by the Directorate General for […]

Schools Integrate Drugs Abuse Risks into Curriculum

July 30, 2010

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Starting this year, five state junior high schools in Bandung, West Java, would be running programs highlighting the importance of reproductive health and the dangers of drugs abuse. This is part of a pilot program organized jointly by the Bandung Education Agency, the Bandung Health Agency and the Padjajaran University. It is hoped that the […]