Led by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, the G20 deliverables unite the spirit of Gotong Royong to reboot the world

Nusa Dua, Bali, September 1, 2022 –

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (MoECRT) of the Republic of Indonesia along with G20 member countries, special guests and an international organization have successfully finalized one of the deliverables of the education working group, the report and its accompanying compendium during the fourth meeting of the education working group in Bali.

The Chairman of the G20 EdWG 2022, currently Director General of Teachers and Education Personnel, and Acting Director General of Early Childhood Education, Primary Education and Secondary Education of MoECRT, Iwan Syahril , said that the principle of gotong royong is aligned with that of Indonesia. national value of unity in diversity (Bhinneka Tunggal Ika); this is where differences in values, perspectives and origins create harmony.

“Inspired by this motto, MoECRT continues its commitment to reinvent, rebuild and restore education to achieve quality education for all,” said Iwan.

During his presentation on the G20 EdWG Report and the Country Compendium, the Alternate Chair of the G20 EdWG, Dr. Anindito Aditomo, currently Head of MoECRT Agency for Standards, Curriculum and Assessment of education, expressed his gratitude for the collaboration formed between the delegates. “We believe that the task force’s report and compendium reflect our spirit of gotong royong, collaboration and partnership in the spirit of achieving collective goals. Again, the information and insights presented in the materials are valuable contributions to our efforts to recover stronger and recover together towards a more inclusive and sustainable future,” Anindito said.

Neeta Prasad, co-chair of the Indian troika, also expressed her appreciation and support for Indonesia’s achievements from the first to the fourth education working group meeting. “I thank the Indonesian Presidency for preparing the compendium and initiatives for best practices, as well as the report. This report will be very useful for us to learn from each other, to lay the foundations of solidarity between us and to deepen our collaboration,” added Neeta Prasad, Co-Chair of the Troika.

MoECRT plans to bring good practices from the G20 EdWG to the Transforming Education Summit (TES) meeting to be held at the UN Headquarters in New York in September 2022 and other international forums. This is part of the ministry’s commitment to mobilize global collaboration to transform the future of global education.

“We have taken an important step and I firmly believe that we will bring a recovery to global education in the spirit of collaboration. This is the legacy of the Indonesian presidency that will hopefully continue in India’s next presidency and in the years to come,” concluded Iwan Syahril.

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