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Foreign Students Get Sriwijaya Scholarship

September 30, 2010

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The Jakarta Post, Page 5 The Indonesian government has awarded scholarship to eight students from five countries to study Indonesian culture and language at Sriwijaya University in South Sumatra for one year. The students are from Bangladesh, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia and Poland.   Advertisements

Kejati Blamed for Slow Handling of School Fund Graft Case

September 30, 2010

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Koran Tempo, Page C3 Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) lambasted Jakarta High Prosecutors Office (Kejati) for being too slow in investigating an alleged corruption of the government’s school operational assistance (BOS) fund involving officials of SDN 012 Rawamangun. ICW senior researcher Febri Hendri said there was no progress since Kejati took the case in July. He […]

Students Vacate School Due to New Mud Bubble

September 30, 2010

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Koran Tempo, Page A9 A new mud and gas bubble spewed in the backyard of elementary school SDN Pejarakan Jabon in Sidoarjo, East Java, has forced the school to move teaching-learning activities to a community hall. The school also has moved books and teaching tools as the mud started to inundate the school’s ground. Local […]

Hundreds of Classrooms Heavily Damaged

September 30, 2010

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Koran Tempo, Page A8 Purwakarta Regent Dedi Mulyadi has promised to allocate enough budget to build new school buildings next year so that students who currently study in heavily damaged classrooms can move to saver place. Approximately 495 classrooms in various elementary and junior high schools in Purwakarta, West Java, are unfit for use, according […]

“Virginity Test A Human Rights Violation”

September 30, 2010

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Koran Tempo, Page A7 The Ministry of National Education is against a proposal by Jambi legislator Bambang Soesatyo to require virginity test as part of school enrollment requirements for girls. The ministry considered the proposal a violation not only to a child’s right to education but also to human rights in general, Director General of […]

Teachers Ought To Continuously Learn

September 30, 2010

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Media Indonesia, Page 22 Education expert Mochtar Buchori urged Indonesian teachers to continuously developing their competence so that they could always share their knowledge to their students. Speaking at a Forum for Education Quality Improvement(Pelita) held by the Tanoto Foundation here yesterday, Mochtar said that professional teachers are those who are fully dedicated to teach […]

Fueling Indonesia’s Spirit

September 30, 2010

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Media Indonesia, Page 20 This article highlights computer college Bina Sarana Informatika’s (BSI) progress and achievement as a higher education institution over the past 22 years. BSI Director Naba aji Notoseputro said one of the college’s strengths is its solid collaboration with the business sector in providing job opportunities for graduates. BSI’s recent new approach […]