Indonesian Education Challenges Indonesia has the fourth largest population in the world in which almost seventy percent of the population are in the productive age. Geographically, it is the largest archipelago in the world with over than seventeen thousand islands around. Furthermore, Indonesia is very diverse in cultures and ethnics, also the natural resources that Indonesia has. With all of the riches, however, there are certain aspects that Indonesia has to develop, especially the education aspect. The limited access to education makes the resources that Indonesia has are not well explored, since the human resources are incompetence because they are not well educated.
My Christian worldview on education is that the word of God can be expressed whatever institution a child goes too. Kids might not get the chance to go to a Christian school because it's too expensive. That doesn’t mean their faith isn’t important to them. I believe as Christian that God created us to learn his word, but more importantly follow his word. As long as we’re following his word, it doesn’t matter what institution we
Education helps an individual to thrive in society, to interact with other social animals and helps a person attain and maintain a certain degree of social well-being. During the process of education, one is always a part of a group, be it school or college. The process of education thus contributes to one 's interpersonal intelligence. The fundamental purpose of education is to teach a person to read and write. Reading goes a long way in life, providing the reader with experiences of life and training him/her to lead a meaningful life.
This is with regard to Indonesia's achievement in science international test, especially PISA, is always placed at the bottom (OECD, 2013). Therefore, improving the performance, especially science literacy in PISA is one of the main goals of the Indonesia new curriculum, Curriculum 2013 (Mendikbud, 2013). Along with the times, the Indonesian government has seen the emergence of environmental damages that occurred in Indonesia. Therefore, in order to increase public awareness towards the environment, starting in 2006 Indonesia began with the implementation and the addition of Environmental Education in the Indonesia National Curriculum. Unlike in some countries that use the term of sustainable education, in Indonesia uses the term environmental education (pendidikan lingkungan hidup or PLH).
People who want to get a higher education are helping themselves also their country, these days education is the most powerful weapon that a country can have (Salgür, 2013). According to (Financial express, 2014) countries are paying more people that are better educated to motivate people to finish higher education, the reason why, is that an educated employee can produce more than others. Also educated employees cost less for big companies, they do not need training and do not loose time learning new skills. In the end we can say that education is important and can have impact in every field in life. Education has a big impact on society by transforming the culture or tradition which also has a big impact on other generations (Salgür, 2013).
Apart from the basic needs, people have the desire to improve themselves through education in order to satisfy their intellectual needs. According to Schofield (1999), “Education has often been seen as a fundamentally optimistic human endeavour characterized by aspirations for progress and betterment. Sargent (1994) is of the view that “[Education] is understood by many to be a means of overcoming handicaps, achieving greater equality, and acquiring wealth and social status. It is also perceived as one of the best means of achieving greater social
Education is a very important process in life, where people at any age fill their thoughts with knowledge in any shape. Even if education is important, people have set different standards in different countries. Indonesia is no exception. Indonesia has a different system of education from time to time. However, several problems arise as education in indonesia progressed.
Education is the best method to tackle inequalities and a myriad of issues in society. By increasing the intellectual tone of society at the fundamental level, the 'public mind would be enriched with new perspectives, ideas, and principles’ (Newman 55). Adrienne Rich points out that the past is needed to understand the present, and if the past has only been taught from a majority narrative, the voices of women, minorities, and disadvantaged groups are lost and thus cannot but understood in the current society. This better sense of understand helps formulate awareness to call out tokenism and other injustices in society. As education spreads awareness, awareness defenses justice.
It recognizes that all truth is God’s truth, because He is the truth. The Christian anthropology takes its pride in the full knowledge that human is created in the image and likeness of God. The Christian axiology is eternal, being grounded on the moral attributes God. Man is therefore commanded to reflect on the moral nature of God and perform being created in His image and likeness. C. Objective of Christian Education The purposeful objective of Christian education is to “direct the saints in the direction of Christian maturity that should be done through discipleship
Malaysia’s employment rate will also tell about the country itself, which makes education even more crucial. 2. China- China has a very large number of graduates, who are finding jobs in China and some overseas. Competition is a very important matter at hand. Out of all the schools and colleges in China, only a specific number of them are fit to give