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Articles from Indonesia

  1. Standards and working conditions 3 December 2020

    Indonesia: Education union celebrate 75th anniversary and educators’ unwavering commitment in the face of tough challenges

    Indonesian teachers were praised for providing quality education during the COVID-19 crisis at the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Persatuan Guru Republik Indonesia (PGRI) and of the 2020 National Teacher’s Day.

    Indonesia: Education union celebrate 75th anniversary and educators’ unwavering commitment in the face of tough challenges
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 7 May 2020

    Indonesia: Education unionists take swift action on COVID-19 pandemic

    Since the national outbreak of COVID-19 and the closure of educational sites in Indonesia, members of the teachers’ union, Persatuan Guru Republik Indonesia (PGRI), have mobilised at national and local levels. The union aims to ensure the continuity of education, the safety of educators, students and communities, and to reaffirm...

    Indonesia: Education unionists take swift action on COVID-19 pandemic
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 September 2019

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.

    Dr. Robert Jeyakumar

    I woke up in Budapest on a fine summer morning to deliver a lecture using materials I had prepared in Malaysia in accordance with copyright exceptions allowed in Malaysia. Just before the lecture, I was informed that my materials did not conform to copyright laws in the EU. Dismay! This...

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 21 December 2018

    Asian women union leaders join forces to combat bullying and sexual harassment in schools

    Top women education unionists from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have taken stock of their 2018 activities focusing on anti-bullying and research on sexual harassment, and adopted a 2019 action plan to push forward action.

    Asian women union leaders join forces to combat bullying and sexual harassment in schools
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 July 2018

    Indonesia: governmental promise to hire 100,000 teachers and bridge the teacher gap

    Indonesian education unionists have welcomed the announcement made by the national government during a Public Discussion on National Education to hire 100,000 teachers in 2018 in an effort to combat the teacher shortage in the country.

    Indonesia: governmental promise to hire 100,000 teachers and bridge the teacher gap
  6. Union growth 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 June 2016

    Indonesian educators find an ally in Vice-President

    After meeting with their country’s Vice-President, leaders of the teachers’ union Persatuan Guru Republik now have a political voice they can count on in their pursuit of a stronger teaching profession and quality education system.

    Indonesian educators find an ally in Vice-President
  8. Standards and working conditions 22 February 2016

    Indonesia: Teachers call for change in professional status

    Teachers across Indonesia are urging their government to keep its promise to change their professional status from non-permanent to permanent civil servants, entitling them to decent work and living conditions.

    Indonesia: Teachers call for change in professional status
  9. Equity and inclusion 16 November 2015

    Indonesian education unionists focus on advancing new global development goals

    One month after their adoption, members of the teachers’ union Persatuan Guru Republik Indonesia have debated ways to advance global priorities, especially the post-2015 sustainable development goals focused on education and gender.

    Indonesian education unionists focus on advancing new global development goals
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 10 July 2015

    Indonesia: education union demands payment of teacher profession allowance

    The Teachers' Association of the Republic of Indonesia (PGRI) has asked the Government and local authorities to immediately pay the teacher profession allowance, which has been both reduced and withheld altogether is come circumstances.

    Indonesia: education union demands payment of teacher profession allowance
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 October 2014

    Indonesia: technology enters the classroom

    Over 10,000 teachers in Indonesia are set to receive training in information and communications technology after an agreement between the Teachers’ Association of the Republic of Indonesia and various telecom companies.

    Indonesia: technology enters the classroom
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 May 2014

    Indonesia: Union maintains pressure for quality education

    The Persatuan Guru Republik Indonesia (PGRI), one of EI’s national affiliates, has sent a letter to the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia, acknowledging progress made in ensuring quality education and good training for teachers, and requesting it to continue efforts in the same direction.

    Indonesia: Union maintains pressure for quality education
  13. Fighting the commercialisation of education 10 December 2013

    EI: Education is not a tradable commodity

    EI has joined the international trade union movement in criticizing a new agreement on global trade rules that is unbalanced and threatens to put new pressures on public services like health care and education.

    EI: Education is not a tradable commodity