The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between PT. Wacana Tata Akademika (WTA) and The Government of Central Sumba was held on January 18th, 2017. WTA was represented by Mr. Eka Simanjuntak and Mr. Willi Toisuta as the President Director and Commissioner, while Government of Central Sumba was represented by the Regent and
After the Positive Discipline training for mentors/trainers in Jayapura was completed, the similar training was reimplemented in Sorong by Unicef and Yayasan Nusantara Sejati, which under management of WTA. The training took place at STKIP Muhammadiyah campus in Sorong, on November 8 to 11, 2016. There were 17 mentors /trainers
The increasing number of violence against children has taken people’s attention. Moreover, this violence happens at school and the actor is teacher who in many cases got an approval by parents. The realization of such violence is a punishment given by teacher to children who deviate the rule. It happens due to the shared belief among
The issue about child abuse in Indonesia, especially Papua, is worrisome. Ironically, this violence happens in the school environment. This violence is even done by teachers themselves in the form of punishment. In response to this issue, UNICEF in collaboration with Institute of Good Governance and Regional Development (IGGRD) or
A professional development program which was managed by WTA through cooperation with University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) and funded by Australian Government through Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) was held on 26th of September 2016 to 23rd of October 2016. This activity took place in USC campus at Sunshine Coast,
From September 26 to October 1, 2016, Mr. Eka Simanjuntak, the Managing Director of The Willi Toisuta & Associates, accompanied the team from Human Resources Development Council, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), namely Mr. Teguh Setyabudi (Head of Council), Mr. Budi Antoro (Head of Center) and Mr. Urkanus Sihombing, traveled to
On June 30, 2016,the closing ceremony of principals and primary school teachers workshop was held at the Hall of SMK 1 Nabire. This workshop was officially closed by the Expert Staff of Regent of Nabire District in Development Sector, Mr. Beni Rubber S.IP. MM. He was accompanied by the Chairman of USC-ID, Mr. Christopher Dann and Mr.
Principal and Primary School Teacher Workshop in Region II, this time, took place in Nabire. The training activities that began on June 20, 2016, were officially opened by Vice Regent of Nabire, Amirrulah Mr. Hashim, S.IP, MM, at the Hall of SMK 1 Nabire. All activities for both teachers and principals group took place in this school
On 15 to 16 June 2016 Socialization of Strategic Plan (Renstra), Department of Education and Culture of Papua Province, has been held. In this occasion, USC and WTA team was given a chance to present the progress of GPFD. GPFD Team who was represented by Professor Bill Carter and Mrs. Ni Nyoman Ramawaty of USC- ID present the report of
Principal and Primary School Teacher Workshop in Region III, Wamena, was officially opened by Mr. Tulung Wusono, M.KP (Assistant of Jayawijaya Government Sector) on Monday, April 11, 2016. The opening ceremony was attended by several officials from other districts who participated in the activity. Mrs. Suzanne Burford, Director of
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“4T learning approach characteristics to educate young generations” Indonesia And Its Education Problems Indonesians are recently concerned by some problems related with the commercialism of international-standard schools, National Examinations pros and cons (including the vagueness of the assessment system objectivity) and low teacher competency. All of the problems are related to the education quality which is still...
The growth and the come-back of global economy that is happening in Asian countries are very much affected by the progress of knowledge. We are familiar with the term “knowledge-based global economy”. Wider penetration is made possible by the revolution in information and communication technology. We need to pay attention not only to social and political transformation abroad, but also its relation with the mapping of future education, which...
Before Idul Fitri holiday last month, I had opportunity to visit de Britto College High School in Yogyakarta. One lesson I concluded from de Britto community, and I think it will be useful for us, is its free education value. Why so? We will see why. I hope this essay can help us in achieving that useful one. Firstly, I was not alone during my visit to de Britto. I accompanied several school principals from Papua during their comparative...
Firstly, the title of the book is already critical: School of Critical Education. Therefore, I am convinced that the writer, Dr. M. Agus Nuryatno, is a critical person. He is currently a lecturer of Islamic education at Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University in Yogyakarta. He graduated from McGill University in Canada with a doctorate degree in education. From the cover we can directly know the aim of the book: to uncover the relation among...