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Indonesia kindergarten explores new ways to teach over pandemic

Jul 27 2020

SEMARANG, Indonesia As schools struggle to keep pupils engaged during the pandemic, a kindergarten on Indonesia's Java island is getting pupils back in the classroom using makeshift transparent cubicles and also sending teachers on home visits with social distancing barriers. | Video

Indonesia kindergarten explores new ways to teach over pandemic

Jul 27 2020

SEMARANG, Indonesia As schools struggle to keep pupils engaged during the pandemic, a kindergarten on Indonesia's Java island is getting pupils back in the classroom using makeshift transparent cubicles and also sending teachers on home visits with social distancing barriers. | Video

Dedicated Indonesian teacher rethinks remote learning for offline pupils

Jun 23 2020

MAGELANG, Indonesia When the coronavirus pandemic forced his school on Indonesia's Java island to shut, teacher Henrikus Suroto knew he could not rely on hosting online lessons for pupils living in remote areas lacking internet access or even a phone signal. | Video

Masks and no touching: Indonesia aims to keep traditional markets alive

May 11 2020

SALATIGA, Indonesia A traditional market on the island of Java has moved outdoors and set stalls at least a metre (3.3 ft) apart as Indonesia looks to safely maintain the bazaars where most people go to get affordable food and are part of the fabric of society. | Video

'Ghosts' scare Indonesians indoors and away from coronavirus

Apr 13 2020

KEPUH, Indonesia Kepuh village in Indonesia has been haunted by ghosts recently – mysterious white figures jumping out at unsuspecting passersby, then gliding off under a full-moon sky. | Video

Once-drab Indonesian slum rejuvenated into 'Rainbow Village'

May 21 2017

SEMARANG, Indonesia A slum area on Indonesia's Java Island has become an unlikely tourist attraction, as well as a social media hit, after its homes were painted vivid colors to transform the district into what is now being called "Kampung Pelangi" ("Rainbow Village"). | Video

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