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Articles from Indonesia

  1. Standards and working conditions 4 July 2013

    Indonesia: trade unionists demand decent wages and better promotion prospects

    The 21st Congress of the Teachers’ Association of the Republic of Indonesia (PGRI), EI’s largest national affiliate, has called on the government to invest in teachers and education, and improve teacher's living conditions by giving them decent salaries.

    Indonesia: trade unionists demand decent wages and better promotion prospects
  2. Standards and working conditions 20 June 2012

    Indonesia: Conditional union support for teachers’ assessment

    The Teachers’ Association of the Republic of Indonesia (PGRI), one of EI’s national affiliates, has agreed to a government proposal for the assessment of teachers under certain conditions. The trade union stressed that teachers’ salaries should not, in any way, be linked to the assessment outcomes.

    Indonesia: Conditional union support for teachers’ assessment
  3. Union renewal and development 18 March 2010

    A wave of solidarity: Rebuilding education in Aceh

    Five years after the cataclysmic tsunami of December 2004, Education International is proud to release a video documentary on its most ambitious development cooperation project ever – to build and equip 35 schools in the devastated region of Aceh, Indonesia.

    A wave of solidarity: Rebuilding education in Aceh
  4. Union renewal and development 1 September 2009

    Teachers and children survive tsunami trauma with help from EI

    Irianti Syabaruddin, a teacher and mother of three, was at the supermarket on that fateful Sunday morning when the earthquake hit. The floor lurched under her feet and groceries began crashing down off the shelves. Then all she could think of was getting home to her family as quickly as...

    Teachers and children survive tsunami trauma with help from EI
  5. Union renewal and development 1 September 2009

    EI helps rebuild education after tsunami’s devastation

    Banda Aceh, Indonesia – Girls in exquisite golden headdresses and traditional costumes of green and black brocade tossed pink flower blossoms as they danced to welcome visitors to the closing ceremony of Education International’s post-tsunami project in Aceh, the region of northern Sumatra most devastated by the cataclysmic tsunami of...

    EI helps rebuild education after tsunami’s devastation
  6. Union renewal and development 3 August 2009

    EI helps rebuild education after tsunami’s devastation

    Girls in exquisite golden headdresses and traditional costumes of green and black brocade tossed pink flower blossoms as they danced to welcome visitors to the closing ceremony of Education International’s post-tsunami project in Aceh, the region of northern Sumatra most devastated by the cataclysmic tsunami of 26 December 2004.

    EI helps rebuild education after tsunami’s devastation
  7. Equity and inclusion 11 March 2009

    Indonesia: teacher union joins the ILO to combat child labour

    In a bid to decrease school drop-out rates, the International Labour Organisation and the Indonesian teachers' union, the Persatuan Guru Republik Indonesia (PGRI), are organising a joint programme aimed at combating child labour.

    Indonesia: teacher union joins the ILO to combat child labour
  8. Standards and working conditions 10 September 2008

    Indonesia: Teachers' pay increased by 15%

    Teachers in Indonesia are celebrating the success of their long legal and political struggle to compel their government to live up to the Constitutional requirement to dedicate 20 percent of the national budget to education. The PGRI, EI’s affiliate, took the case for increasing education funding to the Constitutional Court...

    Indonesia: Teachers' pay increased by 15%
  9. Standards and working conditions 8 July 2008

    Address by Fred van Leeuwen, EI General Secretary, at the 20th National Congress of the Persatuan Guru Republik Indonesia (PGRI), June 30 – July 4 2008, Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia

    "Improving the Quality of Education through Professional, Prosperous, and Protected Teachers"

    Address by Fred van Leeuwen, EI General Secretary, at the 20th National Congress of the Persatuan Guru Republik Indonesia (PGRI), June 30 – July 4 2008, Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia
  10. Standards and working conditions 8 July 2008

    Indonesia: Government promises annual increase in education budget and teacher salary at PGRI's national congress

    The government of Indonesia will annually increase the education budget as well as the salaries of teachers. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono made that promise to the more than 5000 delegates and observers attending the opening session of the 20th Congress of the Indonesian teachers' union PGRI held in Palembang on...

    Indonesia: Government promises annual increase in education budget and teacher salary at PGRI's national congress
  11. Union renewal and development 20 March 2008

    The Success Story of the EI-PGRI Consortium Project

    In 1945, the Persatuan Guru Republik Indonesia (PGRI - "Teachers' Association of the Republic of Indonesia") was established as a teachers' trade union.

    The Success Story of the EI-PGRI Consortium Project
  12. Union renewal and development 21 February 2008

    Leadership course organised for principals in new schools in Aceh

    As part of the post-tsunami reconstruction and rehabilitation work undertaken by EI in cooperation with NOVIB (OXFAM Netherlands), a leadership course for principals was held in late 2007 in Aceh, Indonesia.

    Leadership course organised for principals in new schools in Aceh
  13. Union renewal and development 4 July 2007

    Rebuilding Aceh Through Education For All

    On 30 June, EI fulfilled its promise to the people of Aceh, Indonesia, that it would assist in the rebuilding of the public education system for thousands of children whose schools were destroyed by the devastating tsunami of December 2004.

    Rebuilding Aceh Through Education For All
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 May 2007

    Indonesia: Constitutional Court rules that public education budget must be increased

    Following pressure by EI affiliate the PGRI, the Indonesian government has been instructed by the constitutional court to fulfill its commitment to spend 20% of the national budget on education. This year’s allocation was only 11.8%.

    Indonesia: Constitutional Court rules that public education budget must be increased