Insights

Indonesia host to the Asian Games!

Indonesia is located in south East Asia. An archipelago comprising of thousand islands with a population of over 225 million, making it the 4th most populous country in the world. And on route to become the 4th largest economy in the world by 2050.

After years of preparation Indonesia has delivered Asean Games and came top of the medal table! The hard work in renovating and enhancing their infrastructure has paid off!

The Education system is under the Ministry of Education, MoE, (Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan or Kemdikbud) and the Ministry of Religious Affairs, MRA, (Kementerian Agama or Kemenag), all citizens must undertake twelve years of compulsory education (primary to High School), which consists of six years at elementary level and three in secondary level. Islamic schools are under the responsibility of the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Indonesian education system is the third largest education system in Asia

Private schools play an important role making up: 7% of primary schools, 56% of junior secondary and 67% of senior secondary

Government Procurement

The Lembaga Kebijakan Pengadaan Barang Jasa Pemerintah (LKPP) refers to the National Public Procurement Agency, a governmental institution established in 2008. LKPP’s main mandate is to reform the current procurement model in several industries, not only education, which represents a relevant percentage within the total state budget, towards a more efficient and transparent as well as reliable system.

There are 3 main distributors which are approved by LKPP; PT Dwida Jaya Tama, Pudak Scientific and Verimer

All of them heavily involved in the education industry in the country. The companies produce their own products as well as acting as an agent/distributor for foreign educational products. Contact details available for the first two companies.

The GESS show in 2018 has succeeded in establishing itself as a must-attend event for the region’s education professionals as well as local and international education solutions providers. This year it was the 5th edition of the event and it attracted leading educational professionals from across the region and many of the world’s leading educational supplies and solutions suppliers under one roof.

GESS Indonesia 2018 stats

  • 100+ Exhibitors and brands from 15 countries
  • Exhibitors from the UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, India, US, China, Canada, Poland and South Korea
  • Over 90% of exhibitors would recommend GESS Indonesia to another company
  • 5,558 education professionals attended from 20 countries
  • 103 conference sessions 
  • 417 VIP attendees

Look out for updates on our Twitter page for GESS Indonesia 2019 announcements.