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Expert calls for math teaching revamp

  • Tifa Asrianti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, November 23 2010 | 08:51 am

PREMIUM With math the subject most Indonesian students dislike the most in school, Indonesia should change its teaching methods to better engage students, an expert says.

Iwan Pranoto, associate professor in the math and natural sciences department at the Bandung Institute of Technology, said Indonesian teachers were focusing more on memorizing and counting, which required less skill.