Radical religion teachers must go: Govt
Deputy National Education Minister Fasli Jalal says he has witnessed
strong indications of radicalization of junior and high school students
across Indonesia, adding that it was carried out by Islam religion
“We have seen these radical teachers teaching students the wrong way. We must do
something to neutralize [the teaching of religion at schools],” Fasli
said Thursday as quoted by tempointeraktif.com.
He added that the wrong teaching methods had also used for outdoor
activities, and urged officials from the Religious Affairs Ministry to
address the matter since the training of these teachers was their
“We should work hand-in-hand to tackle this problem,” he said.
findings emerged as a result of a two-year comprehensive study
conducted by Bambang Pranowo, a professor at the Indonesia's Islamic State university, at numerous schools in 10 provinces between 2009 and
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