Cabinet Secretary Talks about ‘Freedom to Learn’ on National Teachers’ Day

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 25 November 2020
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Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung

“Freedom to Learn” policy implemented by the Government has important meaning to encourage teachers’ freedom in thinking, creating, and innovating, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung has said.

“Freedom to learn which stimulates the freedom of thinking, creating, and innovating of teachers in teaching is very important, as they can create a learning atmosphere that is more comfortable, effective, enjoyable, which in the end will bring more benefits for students,” he said in commemoration of the 2020 National Teachers’ Day, celebrated on Wednesday (25/11).

For the record, ‘Freedom to Learn’ is a program initiated by Minister of Education and Culture Nadiem Makarim that aims to give schools, teachers, as well as students freedom to learn and be innovative in developing learning style and method.

According to Pramono Anung, whose parents were teachers, a teacher is a person that must be listened to and model after. We can learn many things from a teacher. He/she teaches us to innovate, to involve in an organization, and to hone skills.

On the National Teachers’ Day, the Cabinet Secretary also asked teachers to love their noble job.

Pramono, whose parents were teachers, also interpreted teachers as someone we can learn many things from.

“Having parents who were teachers, I knew exactly the true meaning of teachers. Teachers are people whom we can learn, innovate, organize, hone skills, and learn many things from,” he said.

On the National Teachers’ Day, he also asked teachers to love their noble job.

“Being a teacher is not easy, so please love this very noble job. Keep fighting and keep up the spirit to build the nation’s next generation,” he concluded. (MAY/UN) (EST/MMB)

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