Free Gardens for Seeking Knowledge
Monday, 12 December 2022
Since 2020, nearly 9,000 teachers in 28 provinces have completed the Guru Penggerak (Transformational Teachers) Program. Here are the stories of five such motivating teachers as chosen by Tempo.
THE problem of education in Indonesia is not a lack of teachers. Last year, the teacher-student ratio was 1:17, an ideal ratio according to Government Regulation No. 74 of 2008, which states that a good ratio is one teacher for every 15 to 20 students. The main educational issue is with teachers’ distribution and competency.
The good supply of teachers is concentrated mostly in Java. There is still a disparity in remote villages. Ove...
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