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'Akademi Edukreator' initiative aims to inspire teachers, creators in Indonesia

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Wed, May 6, 2020  /  01:19 pm
'Akademi Edukreator' initiative aims to inspire teachers, creators in Indonesia

The Akademi Edukreator initiative featured 24 speakers in its public discussions. (Shutterstock/Alexey Boldin)

The Akademi Edukreator initiative aims to inspire and train teachers, content creators and professionals in Indonesia to produce high-quality video content via YouTube.

The initiative is the result of a collaboration between science and education media firm Kok Bisa, educational video platform YouTube Learning, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), educational organization Yayasan Semua Murid Semua Guru (All Students All Teachers Foundation) and the Education and Culture Ministry.

During its launch on Wednesday, Akademi Edukreator held a series of discussions to be aired on YouTube via the Kok Bisa? channel, the Ministry’s and Televisi Edukasi.

Around 24 speakers were featured, including actor Nicholas Saputra, Google Indonesia policy head Putri Alam, Kok Bisa cofounder Gerald Bastian, actor Chelsea Islan, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani, Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim and Indonesian student studying at Waseda University in Japan Jerome Polin.

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Akhirnya kita tiba di hari H Peluncuran Akbar Akademi Edukreator! 📺✨🥳 Kok Bisa bersama YouTube Learning, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Indonesia (Kemdikbud), dan Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI) hari ini akan meluncurkan Akademi Edukreator, sebuah program pelatihan para kreator konten edukasi, demi membangun dunia pendidikan yang lebih baik. Sebagai pembukaan, hari ini akan ada konferensi pendidikan dengan enam sesi yang bakal ngebahas segala macem soal pendidikan dan diisi oleh banyaaak banget pembicara keren. Yang spesial, acara ini akan dibuka oleh Mas Menteri Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan RI, Nadiem Makarim. Di sesi ini juga akan ada diskusi yang dimoderatori oleh Pemimpin Redaksi @tempodotco, Mas Budi Setyarso. Yayyy! Jangan lewatkan peluncuran akbar Akademi Edukreator pada Rabu, 6 Mei 2020, 14.00—18.00 WIB, LIVE di YouTube Kok Bisa, dan bisa juga ditonton LIVE di YouTube Kemdikbud dan TV Edukasi. #akademiedukreator #kokbisa

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Topics of discussions included Building a New World of Education, Learning Doesn’t Just Happen in School and Learning How to Break the Way of Learning.

Gerald said the discussion intended to inspire and connect education activists.

“We’ll also be holding a series of free classes to share knowledge as educreators for people,” Gerald said in a statement. “We’ll announce the information and registration on akademiedukreator.com and our social media accounts.”

Putri Alam said YouTube had always supported content creators in delivering messages and creating positive social impacts, especially in the education sector.

“As the educreator community in Indonesia develops, we’re committed to strengthening its positive impact and extend its resources and support for the community,” said Putri.

Numerous educational content can be accessed on YouTube on Belajar #SamaSaya playlist. (wir/wng)

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