Aside from helping children escape from early failure, investing in high quality early childhood education can enhance economic vitality. Business-wise, the investment offers a profound market potential. The increasing public awareness of the importance of early childhood learning experiences has paved the way for the mushrooming of formal and informal education institutions in Indonesia’s big cities, particularly Jakarta. The evidence is obvious. The quality of life as an adult can be … [Read more...]
I CAN READ: A Literacy Breakthrough in Learning English
I Can Read Total Literacy Learning Centre Indonesia is proud to welcome Dr Tony Earnshaw, an Australian educational psychologist who invented a systematic English literacy program which is shown to be the most adaptable and effective in the world today. His success story stretches back to the mid 80s where Tony started his 20-year research in Australia. Upon completed his first research, Tony concluded that the biggest contributor to poor performance in the primary schools was related to … [Read more...]
Can Your Child Read in English?
By Aulia Rachmat, published in The Jakarta Post, November 27, 2005. Many parents think that their children have possessed the adequate reading skills after spending a number of years attending international curriculum schools, particularly those that started in elementary school. How are the reading skills of their children? Despite the fact that there are international and national plus schools here using English as the language instruction, many students continue to struggle in terms of … [Read more...]