Issues of the day: Scrapping science is a serious blow

Jakarta, posted: Mon, October 29 2012 | 01:42 pm

Oct. 23. P. 2

The government’s plan to scrap natural and social sciences from the primary school curriculum has been met with widespread condemnation from educators and education activists who say it will affect the country’s competitiveness in the national arena.

Deputy Education and Culture Minister for Education Musliar Kasim said on Monday that starting ne...