Indonesia Has the Most Number of International Schools in Southeast Asia
JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesia placed the top destination in Southeast Asia, with the largest number of international schools and the 10th global position. This makes Indonesia now the main destination of premium international schools in Southeast Asia, leading in the region with the number reached 192 schools.
The data was released by ISC Research, a leading supplier of data and information in the K-12 international school market, ahead of the GESS Indonesia exhibition and conference. The conference is the region's biggest education show, to be hosted at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) on 27-29 September 2017.
"This country is a major market for international school operators as well as education suppliers due to the growing education sector. It is an emergence of a new education center, with both the number of local and international schools expected to increase dramatically due to the growing population of students," Matt Thompson, Project Director, F&E Education, organisers of GESS Indonesia said Wednesday (9/6/2017) in a press release.
Thompson said GESS Indonesia is in good positiond to support this growth, by gathering internationally recognized experts to share insights on the opportunities and challenges facing the education sector in Indonesia.
"Equally important, education sector decision makers in Indonesia will have an opportunity to meet local and global suppliers of special sector products and solutions that will help enhance teachers effectiveness and student performance," Thompson added.
Following Indonesia, the countries in Southeast Asia with the most number of international schools include Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore, Philippines, Myanmar, Laos and Brunei. The total number of international schools in Southeast Asia is 1,027, of which 61 new international schools are increasing in just one year, from January 2016 to January 2017.
Now in its third year, GESS Indonesia has the full support from the Government of Indonesia, Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Jakarta Education Board.
Bringing thousands of leading education professionals from across the region and hundreds of world-leading educational suppliers, GESS Indonesia is designed as one of Southeast Asia's best education conferences and exhibitions. Many companies use the event to launch their products in the booming Indonesian education market, as they see the show as the most effective way to reach out to the targeted communities.
GESS Indonesia presents free-of-charge conference providing the latest relevant content for education professionals. David Hodgson, a Master NLP practitioner, is back by popular demand to lead discussions on topics such as happiness in education, rules of influence and neuroscience of memory.
There will also be a series of dynamic workshops featuring innovations in products, techniques and classroom outcomes for teachers and how interactive technologies enhance student learning through the STEAM integration and digital educational tools.
Presenting three full days inspiring workshops from Google Educators and Microsoft Innovative Educators, GESS Indonesia provides education professionals to upgrade their technology capabilities, with valuable certification provided throughout the session.