Overhauling the Curriculum
Our education system does not push students to think critically or be creative. It must not simply produce people ready for employment.
he instruction from President Joko Widodo for Minister of Education and Culture Nadiem Makarim to completely overhaul the curriculum has the potential to weaken our education system. The problem is that Jokowi is pushing for improvements to the curriculum simply to bring school leavers into line with the demands of business and industry.
It is undeniable that the curriculum and the teaching methodology in our schools has problems. Therefore,...