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A tale of the haves and have nots or do our students have to sit UN as well as IB or CIE exams?

I believe that the legislation relating to SPK – Satuan Pendidikan Kerja Sama schools lists three types of schools; PLI – Lembaga Pendidikan di Indoneisa – or National Schools, typically know as SM Negeri LPA – Lembaga Pendidikan Asing – Foreign Schools or Embassy … Continue reading

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IB DP Mock Exams Start Today

Good luck to all our Year 12s involved.  

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MYP Exams at GJIS for Semester 1

While it is true that there are no external exams set by the IB for the Middle Years Programme (MYP)1 many schools choose to hold exams in some or all Years of the MYP as good practice and an authentic … Continue reading

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Indonesia Corruption Watch says National Exams’ ‘Fantastic’ Passing Rate Suspicious

Sad really, these students are trying their best but end up being victims of corruption and politics. Many schools in Indonesia are struggling to provide safe classrooms let alone a decent education. I wonder if the 99.5% pass rate is … Continue reading

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Year 12 Final IB Exams

A culmination of thirteen years of schooling, they’ve started already, last Wednesday, best of luck to all our students, and hang in there, just three weeks left. And understand that your parents and teachers are just as nervous! (perhaps more … Continue reading

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Year 9 UNAS Exams

I thought I wished our Year 9 students all the best for their UNAS exams this week, but my post seems to have disappeared into the ether. (at GJIS the Year 9 UNAS exams are optional, I think ~25 students … Continue reading

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Indonesian Government Takes Action to Stop Widespread Cheating in National Exams, Again.

And the circus begins again, this happens every year, and I cannot see it changing any time soon. As long as there is a culture of corruption and cheating in everyday life, from bribing an official in order to obtain … Continue reading

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