Big Book: An Easy, Affordable, and Contextual Learning Resource

Since invented in 2400 BC, books have become the main source of knowledge and have continued to play a crucial role as a learning resource until today. But much has…

Impact of Female Leadership in a Madrasah – Nia’s Story

Women dominate number of primary school teachers in Indonesia. Out of a total of about 1.4 million  elementary school teachers, almost one million of them are women – the proportion…

Learning from Home Ideas: Pop-up Storybook to Stimulate Children’s Interest in Reading

Global pandemic has affected various aspects of life, including in education sector. In Indonesia, President Joko Widodo conveyed on March 15, 2020 the policy of handling the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia….

Improving Students’ Reading Comprehension and Communications Skills through Storytelling

Storytelling can be a fun activity for children. This activity is also often done by parents for their children. At school, children are also presented with interesting learning and fun…

Big Books in Mbojo Language

Indonesia has more than 652 local languages which are spread from Sabang to Merauke. In Indonesia, the constitution mandates Bahasa Indonesia as the sole language of instruction in formal education –…

EAST JAVA: Creating an Inclusive School Environment

At primary school MI Amanah, or Garage School, in East Java, the curriculum and learning programs are designed to suit children’s learning abilities or needs. Inclusive education is meant for everyone…