Be A New Human in the New Normal

Celebrating Eid al-Fitr amidst the coronavirus pandemic actually becomes a momentum for Muslims to show the true character of piety. Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel on Unsplash/NOW!JAKARTA This year, Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr has a deeper meaning because it is carried out in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak. Self-quarantine limits social and physical activities in such a way

Tools for Parents: Choosing a Preschool

Choosing a preschool for your children should be done very carefully. Take your time and make sure you choose the right one. Photos courtesy of Discovery Center School/NOWJAKARTA A well-rounded preschool programme will address not only the academic growth but also the complete development of the child. Here are four criterias to watch for as you

Innovation or Disruption?

We learn in times of disruptions like this, that the true heart of education is not defined by buildings and classrooms. Photos courtesy of Ichthus School/NOWJAKARTA “Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.”  William Pollard Physics Professor & Episcopal priest

ACG School Jakarta: We Are Open for Learning

ACG continues to help safeguard the health and mental wellbeing of their students. Photo courtesy of ACG School Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA ACG School Jakarta’s ‘virtual classrooms’ and online learning platforms are proving to be hugely beneficial for both students and their parents. Principal, Shawn Hutchinson, credits this success to two core elements. Firstly, the live student-teacher interaction which is fundamental

The Fruits of Readiness

The transition to home learning seems effortless for JIS, but a recent talk with Nicholas Biblis, spokesperson for the school, revealed the sheer hard work and preparation behind it. Photos courtesy of Jakarta Intercultural School/NOWJAKARTA The transition to home learning seems effortless for JIS, but a recent talk with Nicholas Biblis, spokesperson for the school,

Equipped with a Pioneering Spirit

No one is prepared to overcome any crises but British School Jakarta is adapting well. Photos courtesy of The British School Jakarta/NOWJWAKARTA The British School Jakarta readily shifted to an online learning programme in the wake of Covid-19. Here are some important points they made in ensuring a smooth transition for all. Was BSJ ready for this

Everything You Need to Know About Sekolah Perkumpulan Mandiri

Photos courtesy of Sekolah Perkumpulan Mandiri/NOWJAKARTA Situated in one of Jakarta’s liveliest areas in Menteng, Sekolah Perkumpulan Mandiri seeks to instill the power of living a life driven by principles among students, families and staff. To teach and reinforce these principles, the school adopted the Leader in Me programme and principles of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective

The World vs The Plague

We’ve heard of plagues before—The Black Death, to name one. But I’m not using the word ‘plague’ to refer to the bubonic plague that killed around a quarter of Europe’s population in the 1300s. Plague can also mean “an epidemic disease that causes high mortality” or “pestilence” or, more figuratively, “any widespread, calamity or evil”.

Starting at Home, It’s Time to Measure Our Personal Carbon Footprint

Fridays for future – global climate strike on the European elections. Global emission of CO2 may be falling drastically during Covid-19, but how about our carbon footprint in our house as we spend more time at home? Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash/NOW!JAKARTA Currently, many individuals and families are forced to stay at home, practicing self-isolation to help contain

Helping Your Children Learn Science

  Students of Nord Anglia School Jakarta experimenting in science lab. Photos courtesy of Nord Anglia School Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA As parents we are very used to reading with our children, supporting them with homework and running around ferrying them to sports events or music lessons. More creative parents might also bake or cook, garden, or do

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