Posts Tagged: school


A dilemma over Indonesia’s curriculum that “removes” IT studies in schools

Did you know that Indonesian schools no longer offer IT (information technology and communication) curriculum since last July? The move has ...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Are Schools Holding Back Chinese Web Innovators?

As someone who spent some time at a Chinese college myself, I was interested today to run across this weibo post written by Youmi founder Wa...

  • December 21, 2012
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Showing The Middle Finger to Paper Qualifications

So my friend Derrick Ko pointed me to this post telling of a student who interned at a US-based startup. The student was offered to extend h...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 8:08 pm
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Indonesian Muslim Boarding School Students Get Mobile Repair Training

Technology training is not limited to students at science or technology colleges. In Indonesia, Islamic boarding school students in Jakarta,...

  • August 19, 2011
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Online Islamic Courses Take Off in Indonesia

Taking short courses on Islam during Ramadan while boarding in religious schools is quite common — it’s like Muslim camp. But in Ind...

  • August 8, 2011
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South Korea Embraces the Cloud, Will Digitize All School Textbooks by 2015

South Korea’s government yesterday announced a 2.23 trillion won (US$ 2.07 billion) plan to digitize all school textbooks and place th...

  • June 30, 2011
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Online School Registration in Indonesia: Why Are Parents So Mad?

Indonesia’s Ministry of National Education has used an online school registration system since 2009. Registration is free and allows appli...

  • June 22, 2011
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10 million users in Indonesian schools are now connected via Telkom’s wi-fi project

Indonesia’s educational sector is definitely getting more connected to the world thanks to the country’s largest information and communi...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Indonesian School Has Clever Way to Give Students Hands-on Time With Hardware

Here’s a nice story. There is an Indonesian vocational school called SMKN 3 Mataram. Its computer network engineering department doesn’t...

  • October 1, 2012
  • at 9:15 pm
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Google Invites Indian Kids To Create A Children’s Day Doodle

Google is famous for its amazing doodles, created to celebrate scientific and artistic achievements, festivals, and historic events. The In...

  • September 13, 2011
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Indonesian Universities Starting to Use Mobile Apps For Academic Activities

Given the high rate of usage of mobile devices among teenagers in Indonesia, it is not a surprise that educational institutions have begun t...

  • August 9, 2011
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How Firefox Spreads the Word in China, on Social Media and on Campus [INTERVIEW]

Half of all the internet users in the world who are clinging grimly to the decade-old Internet Explorer 6 browser are in China. Mozilla Chin...

  • July 11, 2011
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Korean Teens Top Tests of Digital Literacy Skills

15-year old students from sixteen countries have had their digital literacy put to the test, and Korean kids came out on top – display...

  • June 29, 2011
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Indonesian School Launches Social Network, Names It Fishbook

The Institute Pertanian Bogor (IPB), a school based in Indonesia has launched Fishbook, a social network for students from the department of...

  • June 14, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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