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Can technology shape students’ character?

Can technology shape students’ character? President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo trusted Nadiem to lead this giant leap in Indonesia’s education, which is unfortunately still mired in convoluted problems such as a shortage of teachers, irrelevant vocational education, burdensome curricula and uncompetitive university graduates. (Antara/Umarul Faruq)
Alpha Amirrachman
PREMIUM
Jakarta   ●   Sat, November 16, 2019

The new education and culture minister, Nadiem Makarim, said that competency and character were two of the most important aspects of education. The Cabinet’s youngest minister, who led Gojek from a delivery call center consisting of 20 ojek (motorcycle taxi) drivers to a US$10 billion company with 2 million partners across Southeast Asia, said the education system should be significantly enhanced with the use of technology, which is indeed indispensable in this 4.0 era.

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo trusted Nadiem to lead this giant leap in Indonesia’s education, which is unfortunately still mired in convoluted problems such as a shortage of teachers, irrelevant vocational education, burdensome curricula and uncompetitive university graduates.

With the reintegration of the Research, Technology and Higher Education Ministr...

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