Press: Art-based Pedagogy for the freedom of thought and creativity: an alternative approach to implement the Emancipated Curriculum in Indonesia

Implementing the Emancipated Curriculum in Indonesia, which has replaced the 2013 Curriculum (K13) in secondary schools, has several challenges. Among them is the absence of a standard textbook. Whilst this is not enforced by the Emancipated Curriculum, schools still hope for guidance. Another challenge is that teaching staff are overwhelmed with the legacy of the…

MAP Indonesia: Informing Youth Policy through Arts-based Methods

By Harla Octarra from Atma Jaya, Indonesia This short video shows the journey of how MAP young researchers collaborated with various stakeholders to gradually inform youth policy through research, creating art forms, and an audience with local government. Told from the perspectives of Ibnu, Indri, Haikel, and presented by Harla (as MAP Co-Investigator in Indonesia),…

Policy brief: Rumah Tak Ramah (Unfriendly Home) ‘Behind the Scenes’ – Briefing Note

“A participatory research using short film to start conversations about sexual violence among adolescents in order to reduce stigma towards the victims.”  A film was chosen to raise the problem of stigma toward adolescent victims of sexual violence. The storyline was based on the experiences of adolescents in an urban community in Jakarta and the…

Policy brief: Brawling in the name of solidarity?! – Briefing Note

“A participatory research using a comic book to identify the impact of brawls in order to find workable solutions.” A comic book was chosen to raise the problem of brawls that often happen between communities and young people. The storyline was based on incidents that took place in many neighbourhoods in Jakarta, including those of…