The Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan (NCP) offers undergraduates grants to live and study in the Indo Pacific region, with the goal of lifting knowledge of our nearest neighbours.
“The story should instead be about all the people who do science and [about] how science really happens”… one way to do that would be “group awards”.
“After participating in this event, the participants are expected to be able to apply the technology in their respective schools and further develop and utilise renewable energy technology.”
Already well-educated and well-earning households can afford to give their progeny a headstart, but the poor are left with underfunded and poorly-run state schools.
“Indonesia boasts a vibrant business culture and a stable financial system, and a high rate of technology adoption. Innovation capacity remains limited, but is increasing.”
University–industry collaborations, including with professional association, are the key to strengthening existing higher education systems and closing current skill gaps.
Australian academics are turning to free trade negotiations to tackle an onerous visa regime that risks undermining Indonesia’s ambition to strengthen its research.
An NT Minister has headed a 14-person delegation to Indonesia in an attempt to cement the Territory as a leading educational provider.
Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla received the AIC Board in September, discussing on the AIC’s role in supporting Indonesia’s human capital development.
The Indonesian Parliament recently passed a new law on the ‘national system for science and technology’, opening doors for stronger research but heightening risks for some.
Due to the incredible dedication of the UI team and with the help of Digital Commons Consultant Rebecca Karberg, in only four months they have launched their repository, UI Scholars Hub.
Now, it’s common knowledge that exposure to international research will enrich the nation. But during his time, people questioned this program.
According to UNICEF, children whose first language is a local language are far more likely to be excluded from education than children who were raised in a country’s national language. This is a particular problem in Indonesia, where Bahasa Indonesia is the mother tongue of less than 10 per cent of the population.