Education and extremism in Indonesia: Building a more tolerant future through schools

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While Indonesia has a history of religious acceptance, intolerance linked to conservative Islam appears to be on the rise. Educational institutions play a crucial role in advocating for social cohesion and harmony over radicalism among young people, and so researchers from The Australia-Indonesia Centre set out to further examine the link between education and extremism.

Period19 Dec 2018

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  • TitleEducation and extremism in Indonesia: Building a more tolerant future through schools
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Australia-Indonesia Centre
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date19/12/18
    DescriptionWhile Indonesia has a history of religious acceptance, intolerance linked to conservative Islam appears to be on the rise. Educational institutions play a crucial role in advocating for social cohesion and harmony over radicalism among young people, and so researchers from The Australia-Indonesia Centre set out to further examine the link between education and extremism.
    URLhttps://australiaindonesiacentre.org/education-and-extremism-in-indonesia-building-a-more-tolerant-future-through-schools/
    PersonsMelanie Brooks