Education matters: Students of SDN 42 state elementary school in Banda Aceh, Special Region of Aceh, attend a class on May 2, 2023, after a long Idul Fitri holiday. The first school day coincided with National Education Day.(Antara/Irwansyah Putra)
Indonesia has seen improvements in education quality and youth employment, yet remains well below the Southeast Asian average, a recent ASEAN survey has found.
With a large young population that is significantly less competitive than their counterparts in neighboring countries, experts warn that Indonesia may face great hurdles if it does not remedy these issues.
The improvement was recorded in the 2022 ASEAN Youth Development Index published in late July.
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The report, made by the ASEAN Secretariat, compared key data relevant to the region’s youth, aged 15 to 35, sourced from various organizations including the World Bank and the International Labor Organization (ILO).
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The Jakarta Post
● Sat, August 5, 2023
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