[lg policy] Indonesia: Minister Calls English Language Learning Key

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 7 18:00:27 UTC 2010

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Jakarta Globe

Minister Calls English Language Learning Key

Countries in the Asia-Pacific region must promote English proficiency
as a way to deal with globalization, Coordinating Minister for
People’s Welfare Agung Laksono said on Tuesday.

Agung said that to keep pace with the rest of the world, educators in
developing Asia-Pacific countries were faced with the challenge to
shape graduates to be competent citizens of an inter­national

“Schools and universities are expected to produce graduates who are
familiar with other cultural values and histories, languages and
institutions,” he said.

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