The Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture opens a new period of government by discussing together with education activists in Indonesia. Article 33 Indonesia as one of the Ministry of Education and Culture partners in the discussion held on Friday, November 1 and Tuesday, November 5 2019 at the Ministry of Education and Culture Complex, Jalan Jendral Sudirman, Senayan. The discussion was carried out with the aim of providing input to the Minister of Education and Culture, Nadiem Makarim, on various education issues that are important to be on the educational policy agenda.
This meeting discussed a number of educational problems in Indonesia, including issues related to the national exam and the zoning system for admission of new students. Both of these topics have similar issues that are related to the system. Problems in the national examination system have created a debate between negating the national exam or improving the system for administering the national exam. The zoning system is also found problems, which led to the issue of maintaining the existing zoning system or changing the mechanism of the zoning system differently from before.
Based on these problems, the Ministry of Education and Culture emphasizes that they need concrete solutions that can be implemented immediately. Related to this, Minister Nadiem focuses on the system of educational change, which is about the dynamics that occur in the classroom. The Ministry of Education and Culture also emphasized the change in paradigm for all line ministries, both central and regional, to better serve the community.