When teaching critical thinking, teachers still fall back on old habits ingrained in Indonesian education. This includes a culture of rote learning and “teaching to test”.
Boosting efforts to tackle sexual violence in Indonesian universities requires initiatives from higher education institutions, decisive actions at the state level and activism at the grassroots level.
Last year saw attendance records smashed at screenings of homegrown movies in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Indonesia hasn’t made a strategic effort to push bahasa Indonesia in Australia. That’s in stark contrast to how French and other languages are promoted in Australia, including through cultural events.
The kidnapping of Phil Mehrtens is a sign the West Papuan independence movement is again becoming desperate to attract international attention, following decades of violent human rights abuses.
In Indonesia, contract cheaters take advantage of a culture of academic competition, a lack of legal clarity, and the move to online testing and assignments.
Sherah Kurnia, The University of Melbourne; Achmad Nizar Hidayanto, Universitas Indonesia; Agus Wicaksana, The University of Melbourne; Armin Lawi, Universitas Hasanuddin; Dr Rod Dilnutt, The University of Melbourne; Hafizh Rafizal Adnan, National University of Singapore; Rizky Utami, Universitas Hasanuddin, and Sri Astuti Thamrin, Universitas Hasanuddin
Our research in the port city of Makassar, Indonesia has found vocational schools can be the key to training young workers’ digital skills.
At least 115 of Indonesia’s islands will be underwater due to a combination of sea level rise and land subsidence. What do these estimates mean to Indonesia’s future as an archipelagic state?
Earthquakes originating underneath the ocean are often accompanied by tsunami warnings. Here’s what determines the tsunami risk.
Alan Shipman, The Open University; Aymen Smondel, IAE Nice - Université Côte d'Azur; Bhima Yudhistira Adhinegara, Center of Economic and Law Studies (CELIOS); John W. Diamond, Rice University; Luis Garvía Vega, Universidad Pontificia Comillas; Mohamad Hassan Shahrour, IAE Nice - Université Côte d'Azur; Peter Martin, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, and Wayne Simpson, University of Manitoba
Price inflation has hit countries differently, but most central banks and governments are concerned about the rising cost of living in 2023.
When mud, fluids and gases erupt at the Earth’s surface, they hint at what’s happening underground, allowing scientists to build a more comprehensive 3D view of what’s going on inside our planet.
Countries have voted to limit the international shark trade, but this fails to account for the diversity in fishing contexts around the world.
If all countries in the world followed Indonesia’s target, the global temperature would rise by 4°C by 2050.
Indonesia government has a nationwide seismic hazard map but without an operational map for seismic mitigation
This deeply flawed new criminal code is likely to meet with stiff opposition from lawyers and activists. This might include protests and even court challenges.
Fining and jailing Indonesian fishers taking shark fin is a knee-jerk solution. As long as sharks keep vanishing and demand for shark fin soup remains high, illegal fishing will continue.
Indonesia has criminalized same-sex sexuality, but trans people are finding support in some trans-inclusive mosques and churches.
LGBT+ people have been eligible to receive COVID vaccines, but lack of ID cards, discrimination, accessibility issues and misinformation have emerged as challenges to do so.
The sheer number of Chinese-funded dams pose a substantial risk to biodiversity. And yet, environmental regulation of these projects has serious flaws.
The Java quake was so devastating in part because it occurred so close to the surface.