Tue, 21 Jan|
KCL Strand Campus
Panel Discussion: Inequality in Education
Examining and Preventing Education Inequality in Indonesia. How innovation can reduce the gap.
Time & Location
21 Jan 2020, 18:30 – 20:00
KCL Strand Campus, London WC2R 2LS, UK
About the Event
Join us with 3 speakers who are experienced in education and find out how you can play a part to overcome inequality in education!About this Event
1. Dorothy Ferary, a Teaching Fellow at the UCL Institute of Education will talk and lead the discussion about the inequality in education in Indonesia. Various factors contribute to education inequality in Indonesia. These include socio-economics, politics, and geographical factors, to name a few. Nevertheless, there has been some progress made by the country in closing the gap. This presentation will look at some of these achievements and challenges in education provision in Indonesia while highlighting the on-going issues of education inequality in the country.
2. Talitha Amalia who is the Director, Education and Development at Solve Education!, an education technology non-profit with a mission to develop young people’s hunger for learning and prepare them for the workforce of the future will share about Solve Education as an example of how innovation can try to reduce that gap. Solve Education! is a non-profit organisation that aims to develop lifelong learning and growth mindset among out-of-school youth and prepare them for the workforce of the future by integrating evidence-based curriculum and employment opportunities in gameplay. Through a mobile game application, out-of-school youth enhance their literacy and numeracy skills, develop life skills, and learn the values of discipline and diligence that prepare them for the workforce of the future and help them adapt to the changing world.
3. Lilis Iskandar, Co-founder and the current President of Nusantara Innovation Forum (NIF) will wrap up and introduce NIF and promote upcoming NIF HackDay in Education in case anyone interested in innovating to solve real problems in Indonesia about education, as well as internship opportunity in NIF. NIF a community of passionate innovators with diverse expertise, collaborating to utilise research and innovation to solve real problems, especially in Indonesia, in order to bring meaningful impact to the society. One of NIF’s main events is HackDay, where we gather people with diversified skill sets to brainstorm on existing problems faced by particular stakeholders in Indonesia in order to offer practical solution idea, such as creating innovative products, services or systems that can be adopted or taken forward as spin-out companies. In the panel discussion, Lilis will provide a more detailed information about NIF and its projects, as well as on how to get involved if anyone is interested to learn and contribute.