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Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:08 PM

Indonesia to remove ‘Science’ and English from primary curriculum

Learning about science in school may soon be a thing of the past for primary students in Indonesia. The government wants the subject removed so more time can be spent on things like religion and nationalism. But teachers say the move is a step backwards. Al Jazeera’s Step Vassen reports from Jakarta.

http://unitymedianews.com/2013/01/11/indonesia-to-remove-science-and-english-from-primary-curriculam/

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Reply Indonesia to remove ‘Science’ and English from primary curriculum (Original post)
Mosby Jan 2013 OP
cthulu2016 Jan 2013 #1
samsingh Jan 2013 #2
Speck Tater Jan 2013 #3
kestrel91316 Jan 2013 #4
elehhhhna Jan 2013 #5

Response to Mosby (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:11 PM

1. Religion and Nationalism. What could go wrong?

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Response to Mosby (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:28 PM

2. great choices. not

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Response to Mosby (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:37 PM

3. Will they offer advanced hunting and gathering too?

 

How about fire building and arrowhead making?
Surely they will offer graduate seminars in the proper use of the digging stick when grubbing for edible roots.

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Response to Mosby (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:59 PM

4. I guess Indonesia has its own version of teabaggers. How sad.

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Response to Mosby (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 04:05 PM

5. oil-rich country not educating its own future scientists?

that ALONE makes it a stupid idea

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