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Character Education Should Start Early

March 31, 2011

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Republika Page 6 (2) Character education should begin as early as possible, said Ratna Megawati, founder of the Indonesia Heritage Foundation. Families and early childhood education (PAUD) centers play key roles in helping the children develop positive characters, she told a recent national workshop on education. Unfortunately, families and schools have often failed to provide […]

Pendidikan Karakter Dimulai dari Usia Dini

March 31, 2011

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31 Maret 2011 Republika p 6 (2) Pendidikan karakter yang baik dimulai sedini mungkin dalam keluarga. Pendiri Indonesia Heritage Ratna Megawangi berpandangan anak-anak menyerap semua hal saat usia empat tahun. Hasil penelitian menunjukan pentingnya pendidikan karakter di usia dini. Ratna mengatakan, sekitar 50% variabilitas kecerdasan orang dewasa sudah terjadi ketika anak berusia empat tahun. Peningkatan […]

Belated BOS Distribution

March 31, 2011

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Republika Page 6 (1) Chairman of the National Ombudsman Committee, Danang Girindrawardana, has pointed fingers at the Ministry of National Education, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Home Affairs over the delayed disbursement of the government’s school operational assistance (BOS). He said it seemed that the ministries had not been careful in keeping up with […]

Sosialisasi BOS Telat

March 31, 2011

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31 Maret 2011 Republika p 6 (1) Keterlambatan pencairan dana Bantuan Operasional Sekolah (BOS)  di berbagai daerah diduga karena sosialisasi yang terlambat. Sosialisasi ke pemerintah Kabupaten/ kota baru dimulai akhir Desember, dari 28 – 29 Desember 2010 hingga awal Januari 2011. Padahal, dana BOS sudah harus dikucurkan minggu kedua Januari 2011. Ketua Komisi Ombudsman Indonesia […]

RSBI: The Politics of Education in Unconfident Nation

March 31, 2011

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Republika Page 1 & 11 This is the last part of a series of articles on schools piloting the international standard school project (RSBI), a government program that has been running over the past five years. The overemphasis on the use of foreign language as the medium of instruction has become an great obstacle for […]

Apakah Kabar Sekolah Berstandar Internasional (Habis), Politik Pendidikan Bangsa Minder

March 31, 2011

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31 Maret 2011 Republika p 1 & 11 Program Rintisan Sekolah Berstandar Internasional (RSBI) yang sudah berjalan lima tahun memandang tinggi pada pengusaan bahasa asing tapi tidak ditunjukan dengan kewajiban para guru di RSBI menyampaikan pelajaran dalam bahasa inggris sebagai salah satu parameter keberhasilan RSBI. Wuryadi menilai munculnya RSBI merupakan sebuah politik pendidikan yang dilakukan […]

UGM Offers New Subject in Wayang Philosophy

March 31, 2011

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Kompas Page 24 The Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta has recently introduced a new subject in traditional wayang (leather puppet) philosophy that can be taken by both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The subject development is part of UGM’s strategy to establish itself as a world-class university with solid local characters.