Australia Awards in Indonesia

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1.	Highlights of the Road to Indonesia Development Forum 2019

25 Jul 2019

Highlights of the Road to Indonesia Development Forum 2019

Researchers, policy minds, private sector and civil society representatives, as well as Australia Awards Scholarships alumni convened at Road to Indonesia Development Forum 2019 in Jakarta to explore skills and education policy development to be embedded on the supply side of the labour market to create workforce of the 21st century in Indonesia. In March, these scholars spent two weeks to study Labour Market Needs Forecasting for Education Policy short course at Griffith University, with the aim to push for reform particularly on the Vocational Education and Training system to be more driven by what the industries need to ensure a well-functioning and inclusive labour market in the future. At the workshop, participants also had the chance to hear talks from Putri Santoso, co-founder of Koptul (Deaf Coffee), to promote inclusion of people with disabilities in the workforce, and Victor Timothy, Co-founder of, a financial service provider that serves segment such as online merchants that have potential to expand their businesses. 

Here are some highlights of the Road to Indonesia Development Forum 2019:

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